DUTCH-NIGERIANS: Ehizibue Disappoints As Ebuehi Shows Why Nigeria Coach Wants Him


It was a tale of different tales for different folks for the Dutch-Nigerian duo of Kingsley Ehizibue and Tyroone Ebuehi in the Dutch Eredivisie for their respective teams even though they both suffered defeats.

Both players have been approached by Nigeria to switch allegiance to Nigeria at senior level as manager Gernot Rohr continue his building of the team he met on ground.

Ehizibue was on the losing side with PEC Zwolle as they crash to a 1-3 loss to Vitesse, the 21 year old who has turned down any chance of representing Nigeria in the future had a game to forget.

The Dutch youth international was guilty of losing his marker for the second goal his side conceded, and a poor clearance in the first half had his side rocking although they didn’t concede from the error.

However while Ebuehi, who according to Rohr has pledged to honour Nigeria’s invitation after snubbing the first call up ended up on the losing side as well, his performance was one of the best among his teammate.

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Operating from his role as a wingback he was very good at doing the defensive duties for his team and also joining the attack when he needs to, especially when they were chasing the game.

The 20 year old made five clearance and twice crossed the ball at the other half for his teammates who failed to make the decisive touch, which could have changed the outcome of the game.