Alex Iwobi Names Premier League Star Who NFF Chiefs Want in Super Eagles

Alex Iwobi Names Premier League Star Who NFF Chiefs Want in Super Eagles

- Nigerian Football chiefs want Ebere Eze to play for the Super Eagles

- This is according to the statement made by Everton forward Alex Iwobi

- Eze and his teammates are currently occupying 13th position on the Premier League

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Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi who currently plays for Premier League side Everton has confirmed that the Nigerian Football Federation chiefs are interested in making Ebere Eze play for the Super Eagles.

So far this season in the Premier League, Ebere Eze has been superb for Crystal Palace who are currently occupying 13th position on the English topflight standings.

Recently, Nigeria lost the duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori who snubbed the Super Eagles and instead chose the Three-Lions of England.

But Nigeria have also succeeded over the years in making the likes of Alex Iwobi, Ola Aina and Victor Moses to play for the Super Eagles despite featuring for England in youth levels.

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According to the news on Pulse, Alex Iwobi stated that the NFF chiefs did not only asked him about Ebere Eze stressing that they are concerned also about Sheyi Ojo.

“Recently they get to ask me about so many players in England now, I feel like the scouting now has improved with Nigerian players based in England.
“I have been asked couple of questions, for example about Ebere Eze, Sheyi Ojo, about so many other players they are looking to get in. I feel like it is improving.”

This season, Ebere Eze has played 29 games for Crystal Palace in the Premier League and has scored three goals so far.

Ebere Eze.
Ebere Eze in action on the football pitch. Photo by Pedro Salado
Source: Getty Images

Earlier, had reported how despite rejecting the chance to play for the Super Eagles of Nigeria, England international Fikayo Tomori proved he's a Yoruba man after revealing his full name to a reporter.

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Being owned by Chelsea, Fikayo Tomori is currently playing for Italian giants AC Milan on loan and he has been impressive since he moved to Italy.

In an awesome video tweeted by Milan Eye, Fikayo Tomori was asked by a reporter to pronounce his full name claiming that the Chelsea star has amazing names.

Using Yoruba accent, Fikayo Tomori pronounced his full name perfectly to the delight of the reporter who thanked the 23-year-old afterwards.

The Nigerian Football Federation under the leadership of Amaju Pinnick tried their best to convince Fikayo Tomori for him to play for the Super Eagles, but he rejected the offers.

Source: Legit

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