West Ham United attacker, Ademipo Odubeko has revealed that he is considering representing the Nigerian football national team.
Odubeko was born to Nigerian parents in Tallaght of Dublin (Republic of Ireland).
He’s however eligible to represent the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Republic of Ireland and the Three Lions of England.
England are among the options because he has lived more than five years in the country.
The 18 year old relocated to England with his parents after he got an invitation from Manchester City in 2015.
Odubeko was called up by Ireland earlier in the year and he pulled out of the Ireland U21 squad sighting injury and busy schedule as a reason.
All Soccer Nigeria reports the Football Association of Ireland were planning to fast-track him into the U21 squad prior to his withdrawal.
It’s also reported that the former Manchester United youth teamer’s family wants him to represent the Nigeria national teams and the prolific striker is open to picking the Super Eagles over the Three Lions and The Boys in Green.
Odubeko has played two games for Republic of Ireland U17s but he doesn’t need a FIFA clearance to play for Nigeria as he only played friendlies against Finland.
The Dublin born has is a registered first teamer with the Hammers as he has made the matchday squads seventeen times.
Odubeko who joined the youth set up of West Ham United in 2019 has a terrific goal scoring record which has seen him notch 24 goals in 20 matches across all competitions.