Alexi Iwobi reveals why he played for Nigeria instead of England

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Alexi Iwobi reveals why he played for Nigeria instead of England

Alex Iwobi the hottest player in the Nigeria national team has revealed why he choose to play for Nigeria over England. Alex once featured in England National team cause he was raised there. But he made the decision to play for Nigeria, his mother's country cause of the following reason, read below

“I was growing up in England and England was the only national team I knew, so I was actually very pleased to play at national level,” Alex told Soccer Laduma.
“However, my family are all from Nigeria, I was born in Nigeria, my uncle (Jay-Jay Okocha) is a legend in Nigeria.
“That’s why I thought I would give it a chance. That’s why I went to the U23s and somehow felt more welcome, and I thought it’s where I belong, so I made the decision to switch.”

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