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Nigerian teenager Arsenal finally chose the England national team.

Wed 18 November 2020 | 17:42

After doubts about the national future, the Anglo-Nigerian teenager finally decided to play for the England national team.

Arsenal's Nigerian teenager has been called up to the England national team camp in December.

The Ejeheri has had a brilliant performance for Arsenal' U18 in recent months. This good performance led him to be invited to the national team and And Ejeheri is very excited about this . His invitation to the England national team could be an important event in his career.

"I feel it's a very good opportunity for me to showcase my talent and put myself in the mix," Ejeheri told Goal.

"I've been working hard at Arsenal for over a decade. I'm happy that the work I've been putting in is being noticed by the English FA and coaching staff.

"It's definitely a means of progression for my career. It's a development that will challenge me to keep raising the bar in my career endeavours.

"It's a step in the right direction for me to get more recognition in the England set-up."

His father is Nigerian and his mother is Ugandan. Ejeheri was born in England and can play for any of the three countries according to the rules.

Ejeheri also spoke of his interest in Italian legend Gianluigi Buffon.

"My goal in the next three years is to play regular first-team football at club level and represent England or Nigeria at international level," he continued.

"I look forward to the challenges of professional and international football at the highest level."


source: SportMob