Nigeria national team coach, Sunday Oliseh has called Alex Iwobi for friendlies match against DR Congo and Cameroon next month. Alex Iwobi was born in Nigeria but has represented England under 16, 17, and 18.
Iwobi said in January, “My dad has told me a lot of things about the honour and pride that goes with playing for Nigeria.
“So I thought a lot about this and decided to play for Nigeria.”
Liverpool Manager,Roy Hodgson revealed his happiness for the 19-year-old after being given information by former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard.
“It was my choice and it feels the right choice for me,” Ibe told Liverpool fc.com.
“I was born here and have played in the younger age groups. I want to take it up to the first team one day.”