‘It was difficult to say no to England’ – Chelsea star, Fikayo Tomori rejects Nigeria.

The Canadian born and a Nigerian by birth Chelsea Defender ‘Fikayo Tomori’ has made it known to the Nigerian board that he won’t be playing for Nigeria.

Fikayo Tomori rejects Nigeria.

After lots of possession for Fikayo Tomori by four countries who took part in his success which they wish he plays for their national team was considred and to choose wihich to fall for.

Fikayo responded to Nigeria, it was difficult for him to say no to England when he was called for the Euro 2020 qualifiers in the Czech Republic and Bulgaria taking place this month. 

According to then research and reported gathered by KikGist Media, Fikayo Tomori bears a Nigerian name from the Yoruba tribe due to his Nigerian parent, he was born and brought up in Canada.

“It’s been a good week. Nice to get the England call-up, but winning in Lille and today, it’s been a good week. The manager (Lampard) told me in the changing room after the Lille game (about his England call-up) so I knew a day before and I had to keep it a secret.

“I told my family and then it got announced on Thursday. Not at all [did I see it coming]. The manager told me and I was like ‘oh’. It was a nice feeling. I’d say so [that it came quicker than I expected].

“Last season, I wasn’t expecting to be there but I never really put a limit on saying I couldn’t do it. It was just more a case of I’ve got to give my best for my club and wherever I was going to be playing week in, week out and try to get in the squad wherever I was. It is obviously good I am here and now, to be in the England squad, it’s a mad turnaround for myself.”

It was however, reported that if ‘Fikayo Tomori’ played for any team among the said teams, then he won’t be able to change choice as stated by FIFA law.


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