English-Nigerian striker Rinsola Babajide, has a big decision to make in choosing which one of the two countries is best fit for her, according to Liverpool based journalist, James Pearce.
Rinsola who have represented English women team at u21 levels, is yet to make a senior appearance for their National team, leaving her with a choice to make.
Speaking on a sports program anchored by Kenny Bamidele monitored by OJBSPORT, James Pearce stated clearly that, Rinsola could still play for Nigeria, as she is yet to make a senior appearance for the English National team, according to the rules she is eligible, but James posited that, it all down to Rinsola to make the choice.
“She put-up an eye-catching performance in 2016, when she went on a goal scoring spree; netting 14 in a single match”
“I believe she is eligible to play for Nigeria, because the rules says until someone actually plays a competitive fixture for another country, they are available, depending on eligibility for other country, if she continues to progress like she has done, then i am sure she will have a big decision to make. in terms of international prospect.”
James Pearce was full of praise for the 21-year old, calling her “An exciting player with huge potentials.” Although Nigerians, have expressed their desire to see Rinsola Babajide play for the Super Falcons of Nigeria, but it is all down to Rinsola to decide.
Rinsola recently signed a two-year contract with Liverpool after putting up a sensational display since joining the Merseyside Red club from Watford in 2018. She as scored eight goals for the club, in 33 appearances in all competitions, making her the clubs top-scorer.
The Liverpool lady bagged the Player of the Month award in January this year. She put-up an eye-catching performance in 2016, when she went on a goal scoring spree; netting 14 in a single match. Rinsola’s rise has been fast since she had stellar display for an amateur game for University of East London against the University College