Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 03:13 pm
NFF President Amaju Pinnick has met with Queens Park Rangers midfielder Ebere Eze in London over the possible switch to Super Eagles ahead of England
The 46-year-old football administration was at Craven Cottage to watch the English Champions encounter Fulham 2-1 victory over QPR on Friday night to watch the Nigerian descent in action to confirm his interest in the player.
Meanwhile, Pinnick met with Eze in London and talks are ongoing to convince the youngster to choose Super Eagles of Nigeria over the Three Lions of England after had previously held discussions with Queens Park Rangers midfielders father on how to woo him to help influence the decision of his son’s international career.
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President of NFF, Mr. Amaju Pinnick has met with QPR midfielder Ebere Eze in London and conversation is ongoing about the possibility of Eze turning out for Nigeria. The NFF President was at the Fulham v QPR Championship game of Friday to watch Nigeria-eligible Ebere Eze in action. The President who maintains a keen interest in the player had also met with his father previously trying to get a decision on his international career. Today Ebere Eze also visited President Pinnick in the latter’s London home. During discussions, the player was informed of the President’s desire, which echoes that of many Nigerians to see Ebere Eze switch allegiance and start playing his international football for Nigeria. Talks are ongoing but the player has requested for the chance to continue to focus on his club career which is going well so far, and that further progress will be made in due course.
Eze made his full England U21 debut on Tuesday, November 19, playing in their 2-1 friendly defeat to the Netherlands but the teenager has trained with the Super Eagles before a cancelled friendly against Burkina Faso in March 2017.