The Ten-Nigeria Eligible Players Called Up

England U19 head coach Paul Simpson has included Chelsea midfielder Faustino Anjorin, Arsenal winger Bukayo Saka and West Ham loanee Ajibola Alese on his roster for the International Marbella Cup holding in Spain.

The Young Lions will face France and Belgium on October 9 and October 12 respectively as part of their preparations for November’s U19 EURO first qualifying round.

Arsenal midfielder Miguel Azeez and PSV Eindhoven’s Nonso Madueke have both received call-ups to the England U18 squad for friendlies against Poland, Slovakia and Austria.

Celtic goalkeeper Tobi Oluwayemi, Manchester City winger Samuel Edozie and Aston Villa midfielder Carney Chukwuemeka have all been handed their maiden England U17 call-ups.

They are in line to debut for the world champions in matches against Germany and Spain at the Pinatar Arena, near Murcia.

Ten Nigeria-Eligible Players Called Up By England;

 Tammy Abraham (Chelsea) – Three Lions  Fikayo Tomori (Chelsea) – Three Lions

Faustino Anjorin (Chelsea) – U19 Ajibola Alese (West Ham) – U19  Bukayo Saka (Arsenal) – U19 Miguel Azeez (Arsenal) – U18 Nonso Madueke (PSV) – U18

Tobi Oluwayemi (Celtic) – U17

Samuel Edozie (Man City) – U17 and Carney Chukwuemeka (Aston Villa)


October 5, 2019.

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