Newsbreak reports that Emmanuel Osadebe has revealed he wants to play for Nigeria at international level instead of the Republic of Ireland.
“Ireland’s not for me, I want to play for Nigeria,” Osadebe told The Telegraph and Argus.
“I’m still only 25 years old, and if I have a good season this year and then a couple more higher up, I know it can happen.”
Osadebe began his youth career at Dundalk in 2014 before moving to Tottenham Hotspur that same year. From there, he joined Gillingham – where he was handed his first professional contract.
In a piece of related news, Super Eagles defender, Shehu Abdullahi has announced his exit from Cypriot Cup champions Omonia Nicosia after two years.
The former Bursaspor player joined the Cypriot club in 2020 and helped them to their first title in more than a decade.
Abdullahi, 29, has had a nomadic career which has taken him from Kuwait to Portugal to Turkey and Cyprus and his next destination is yet to be revealed.
The former Olympic bronze-medallist announced his exit on a Twitter post on Friday and said he has helped the club create history in his two years there.
He also added that he’s still a part of the club despite his exit.