Chuba Akpom opts to play for Nigeria

Former England youth international Chuba Akpom says he has now pledged his international allegiance to the country of his parents Nigeria. The 23-year-old striker who plays in Greece for PAOK is eligible to play for the Super Eagles as he holds dual-nationality and has not played for England at senior level. In March 2017 ex-Arsenal youth player Akpom trained with the Nigeria senior side at Barnet alongside then Chelsea defender Ola Aina and now hopes to line up with his life-long friend Alex Iwobi for the West African country. “I’ve…

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