Nigerian Footballers Who Are Playing For Other Countries.

Nigerian Footballers Who Are Playing For Other Countries.

Nigeria has pure talents, in this article am presenting to you Nigerian players who are playing for other countries. Most of these players are playing for these countries because of dual nationalities and lack of opportunities in the Nigerian team.

Emmanuel Sheyi Adebayor:  The Former Arsenal player was born in Lome, Togo, by Nigerian parents from Yoruba ethnicity.

Sidney Sam: Sidney Sam is playing for Germany; born by a German mother and a Nigerian Father. Nigerian Late Coach Stephen Keshi wanted the player to play for Nigeria but he rejected the offer to play for his Father’s Country.

Dennis Aogo: Born to a German mother and a Nigerian father, Aogo grew up in Oberreut. Dennis represented Germany when his Father’s Country asked him to pay before he can play for the country.

 Angello Ogbonna: The West Ham Defender was born by a Nigerian Parent who later move to Italy. He decided to play for Italy after joining the Italian team in November 2011.

Ross Barkley: The Chelsea Midfielder was born to a Nigerian Father Peter Effanga and English Mother Dianne who are presently divorced. He plays for England.

David Alaba: The Bayern Munich player is from the Southwestern part of Nigeria Ogun State, born in Vienna by a Filipino Mother and a Nigerian Father. He represents Austria.

Emmanuel Olisadebe: The retired Polish-Nigerian footballer who played as a striker. He began his career with Jasper United, going on to have a successful career.

Dele Alli: The Tothenham player is from the Yoruba land, he was born in Milton Keynes to a Nigerian fatherr and to an English mother. He plays for England.

 Oguchi Onyenwu: The American breed  was born to Nigerian parents, Peter and Dorothy who went to study at the Howard University in the United Stated.

Stefano Chuka Okaha: The Udinese Player was born in Italy to a Nigerian parent, his parent were from Onitsha in Anambra State.

Patrick Owomoyela: The Hamburger SV II Player is from a Yoruba ethnicity. He is born by a  German mother and a Nigerian father. He plays for Germany.

 Ikechi Anya: Ikechi Anya is from the Igbo ethnic group, he was eligible to play for Romania, Nigeria or England internationally but he chose Scotland.

Nedum Onuoha: The Claret and Cobalt  player was born in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria,Onuoha was brought up in Manchester, England, he refused to play for Nigeria in 1992, He plays for England.

Emmanuel Sarki: He was born in Kaduna, Nigeria, he also represented Nigeria 2001 U-17 World Cup alongside John Mikel Obi. He changed nationality after he was asked to pay money to play for the super Eagles. He represents Haiti.

Innocent Emeghara: The Striker was born in Lagos, Nigerian, moved to  at the age of 13. He started playing football as a means to cope with the language barrier and cold temperature. He represents Switzerland.

Maurice Edu: Maurice Edu is a son of Nigerian immigrant parents; he was born on 18 April 1986 at Fontana California, USA. He represents United Stated.

Carlton Cole: Carlton Cole was born to a Nigerian father who was from Rivers State and a Sierra Leone mother; he was born on the 12 October in Croydon, England. He represented  England

Tiago Abiola: The sporting CP player was born to a Nigerian father and a Portuguese mother; He plays for Portugal.

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