NFF Target Chelsea Star After Missing Abraham And Tomori


Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is targeting another Chelsea striker Ike Ugbo after missing Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori.The 21-year-old London-born has caught the eye of the three-time African Champions after making a prolific start to his loan spell at Roda JC this season by scoring five goals from eight league games. According to Daily Mail claims that Nigeria have been running the rule over Ugbo who is eligible to play for Genort Rohr side through his parents despite representing England at under-17 and under-20 level, helping the latter squad win the 2017 Toulon Tournament.NFF were dealt a blow last week when Ugbo’s Chelsea teammates of Abraham and Tomori to switch allegiance from England to Super Eagles but Three Lions coach Gareth Southgate has included the Blues duo for Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Bulgaria, which will make them a full English player. If Ugbo is convinced, he will be joining the likes of Alex Iwobi, Victor Moses, Semi Ajayi, Ola Aina and Chuba Akpom, who all represented England at youth level, to make the switch.

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