FIFA Clears Eight New Players for Super Eagles


The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has cleared eight new players to play for the Super Eagles.

As of yesterday (Tuesday), only 6 players had been cleared then.

An official of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) that a total of eight players applied to switch to Nigeria but for the main time (yesterday) only six had been approved.

“Six of the eight players who applied for a switch have been given the go ahead by FIFA. The other two will hopefully get their own soon but before then we have forwarded the names to Gernot Rohr. He has the final say,” he said.

Of the Eight cleared, Fulham’s forward Ademola Lookman is on top of the list.

Others on the list include Jordan Torunarigha Hertha BSC; Nathan Tella Southampton FC; Tosin Adarabioyo Fulham FC; Ovie Ejaria Reading FC; Noni Madueke PSV; Sheyi Ojo Cardiff City and Ike Ugbo Cercle Brugge.