Nigeria offers Hertha Berlin defender, Jordan Torunarigha, 2018 World Cup ticket
Jordan is eligible to play for both Nigeria and Germany and will have to make a choice within the few days to either to accept or reject the offer
Jordan, who is eligible to play for both Nigeria and Germany, will have to make a choice within few days either to accept or reject the offer.
Thomas Zorn, Jordan's agent confirmed that the Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr reached out to the German-Nigerian defender to play for his father's country-home at the World Cup.
"That's true. We have such a request from the NFF," Kwese ESPN quoted the Agent to have confirmed to BZ.
"Jordan must listen to his heart," Zorn said. "This request is a huge honour, and also a confirmation of his great development. But I think his journey for the German FA is not over."
Hertha coach Pal Dardai also said the World Cup is a huge chance for Jordan but it might be better if he first plays for Germany's U21 team.
"The World Cup is a huge chance for him, it might be better for his development if he first plays for Germany's U21," the coach said.
Rohr, the Nigeria-side coach recently made an underground check on the 19-year-old player who has played for Germany's youth team since late 2014 with about 21appearances for the club in Bundesliga and Europa League competition.
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