Former Super eagles and Arsenal Forward Nwankwo Kanu had express his Opinion over the Saga surrounding the England National Call up handed to Chelsea’s Abraham And Tomori.
Yesterday, England National Football Team, the three lions released their squad for the upcoming European championship qualifiers game against Czech Republic and Bulgaria. which included the Names of the two much anticipated Super eagles possible invitees, Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori.
Super Eagles Legend Kanu expressed his candid Opinion in interview saying that “Our problem is
whenever someone start doing well, we start chasing them which is not bad because other countries do that. I feel we don’t need to force people to play for the country because Nigeria is Bigger than any player.” The Former Arsenal striker who featured for the gunners fromm 1999-2004 scoring 37 goals in 119 Appearances further stated that ;” We have quality players everywhere, so we can’t continue to beg one player to play for us.Nigeria cannot Beg, players have to beg Nigeria”.
The call-up simply means that both Fikayo and Abraham would become Ineligible to play for Nigeria if they are to feature for the three Lions.
Early Last week, the Former Arsenal Player Chuba Akpom has dumped England for Nigeria. According to the Forward, he wants to play where he is loved and sees Nigeria as a better Option. Akpom would hope he is called in Ernest to join the Super eagles team who are preparing For a friendly against a starstudded Brazilian side later this month.