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Ike Ugbo reveals why I chose Nigeria over England

Ike Ugbo

Ike Ugbo who swapped Chelsea for Genk this summer, has revealed why he decide to commit his international future to Nigeria over England.

Ugbo was born in Lewisham to a Nigerian father.

The 22-year-old has represented the Three Lions at U-17 and U-20 levels.

Nevertheless, in 2020 Ugbo chose to play for the Super Eagles at senior level.

In a chat with Sport Voetbal Magazine, he said: “I chose Nigeria and right now, we’re getting the papers in order.

“The chance of playing at the Fifa World Cup is part of it. I think I have more chances with Nigeria than with England.

“Also, I grew up with images of the [Nigeria] national team and always followed their strikers, especially the guys who came to England.“

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