Amaju Pinnick NFF president makes Europe trips to poach young players

Pinnick has made the trip to Europe where he will meet players to convince them to switch their allegiance to Nigeria.

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Amaju Pinnick play Amaju Pinnick has travelled to Europe to try and convince some players to play for Nigeria (NFF)
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The President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick is currently in Europe where he is attempting to poach Nigerian-born players for the Super Eagles.

Young Nigerian-born players are scattered around Europe and on the verge of playing for other countries.

Pinnick has made the trip to Europe where he will meet these players to convince them to switch their allegiance to Nigeria.

According to Vanguard Newspaper, Pinnick is embarking on a ‘VIP scouting’ of players.

In another related development, Bournemouth player Jordan Ibe is reportedly ready to switch his allegiance to Nigeria, just a year after rejecting an invitation.

Jordan Ibe play Jordan Ibe has reportedly ready to play for Nigeria (Getty Images)

 

With hopes of a potential England, Ibe turned down to chance to play for Nigeria in September 2015.

Now at Bournemouth and no England call-up in sight, the forward is ready to pledge his international allegiance to Nigeria.

  “Jordon is willing to listen to what we have to offer,” a source close to the NFF is quoted to say by the Mirror.

“We are hoping he finds the project enticing enough to dump England where he is a youth international and play for Nigeria at senior level.

Sunday Oliseh was coach of the Super Eagles and tried to convince the player to pledge his allegiance to Nigeria in 2015.

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