On Loan Chelsea Defender Tomori Next In Line To Switch Allegiance From England To Nigeria


According to reports exclusively gathered by Owngoalnigeria.com editorial team, England youth international defender Fikayo Tomori is among the players interested in switching allegiance to Nigeria.


After his impressive performance for English Championship side Derby County against Manchester United in their FA Cup win yesterday, Owngoalnigeria.com sort to hear from chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation ( NFF) about the chances of the defender who is on loan from Chelsea representing Nigeria.

We gathered the 20 year old who was a part of the English team that won the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup has similar chance of playing for Nigeria just like Seyi Ojo who recently voiced out his availability to switch allegiance to Nigeria at senior level if called up.

This season Tomori who is also eligible for Canada has grown in leaps and bounds under the guidance of coach Frank Lampard with the height of his fine display so far coming in the game against Manchester United, where he kept Belgium forward Romelu Lukaku quiet.

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He has previously spent time on loan with two other Championship teams‎ in Brighton and Hove Albion when they were in the Championship two seasons ago and also Hull City last season with a combined total of 36 appearances to his name.

Michael James