Arsenal star Alex Iwobi reveals why he opted for Nigeria instead of England

Alex Iwobi and Mascherano

Alex Iwobi made the controversial call to opt to play international football for Nigeria in 2015 despite featuring in England’s youth teams. The Lagos-born star has admitted he was torn over the decision, though his family, including his uncle and former Bolton star Jay-Jay Okocha, played a pivotal role in the switch. The 21-year-old has…

Juventus star excluded from Argentina squad for friendlies against Nigeria, Russia as Messi, others make the team (Check List here)

Messi and Di MARIA

Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain has once again been left out of the Argentina squad, but Roma’s Diego Perotti is included. Since Jorge Sampaoli took over as Coach of the Albiceleste, Higuain hasn’t been called up and he has again been excluded for the games with Russia and Nigeria, reports Football Italia. Pipita has four goals…

Chelsea defender Ola Aina set to dump England for Nigeria, Gernot Rohr confirms talks

Ola Aina and Diego Costa

Chelsea right back Ola Aina is on the verge of switching his international future to Nigeria. According to goal.com, Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has held talks with the youngster over the possibility of playing for the country of his parents’ birth. Temitayo Olufisayo Olaoluwa Aina was born in London and has made dozens of…