World football governing body, FIFA has approved the request of some footballers to switch alleginace and play for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
Newspot understands that in total, FIFA approved the request of eight new players including Fulham forward, Ademola Lookman.
Below is the full list of players approved.
* Ademola Lookman Fulham
* Jordan Torunarigha Hertha BSC
* Nathan Tella Southampton FC
* Tosin Adarabioyo Fulham FC
* Ovie Ejaria Reading FC
* Noni Madueke PSV
* Sheyi Ojo Cardiff City
* Ike Ugbo Cercle Brugge.
Meanwhile, former Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo has dumped English Premier League side, Manchester United, after joining the Red Devils on loan during the summer transfer window.
Ighalo who confirmed the development on his Instagram account appreciated the club for giving him the chance to play for his dream club.
He took time out to appreciate the club manager, Ole Gunnar Solksjaer, and his teammates for a great time at the club.
He wrote, “It’s so hard to see this dream come to an end. But I give God the glory for helping me fulfill this life long dream of putting on a Manchester United shirt as a player and represent this great club, it was indeed an honour I will forever cherish and be grateful for.”
“To the Manager, I say thank you for trusting and believing in me when many did not, to my amazing teammates I will miss you guys, it was always fun and a time I look forward to training and spending time with all of you. And I pray we win the LEAGUE and FA cup this year.”
“To the best fans in the world ( the Manchester United fans ) we have missed you, but we hear your voices cheering us on from afar, we can’t wait to have you all back on the stands.”
“I’m still and would remain a MANCHESTER UNITED FAN forever. Once a Red, always a Red. Thank you @manchesterunited and God bless.”