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England name Ademola Lookman, 5 other Nigerian stars in U20 World Cup squad

England name Ademola Lookman, 5 other Nigerian stars in U20 World Cup squad

- Everton striker Ademola Lookman has been named in England U20 World Cup squad

- The 19-year-old is joined by five other Nigerian youngsters playing in Europe

- Lookman opted to represent England, but still eligible to play for the Super Eagles

England have named Everton youngster Ademola Lookman and five other Nigerian football stars in their U20 final squad for the World Youth Championship, NAIJ.com reports.

The World Youth Championship will take place in South Korea later in the month of May 2017.

After a move by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to convince Lookman to switch allegiance, the 19-year-old opted to play for England, but he is still eligible to play for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

England name Lookman and 5 other Nigerian stars in World Cup squad

Everton forward Ademola Lookman

Lookman who plays for Everton is joined by Liverpool duo of Ovie Ejaria and Sheyi Ojo, Tottenham Hotspur’s Josh Onomah and Chelsea teen duo of Dominic Solanke and Fikayo Tomori.

Nigeria in the past have lost players like Gabriel Agbonlahor and Dele Alli to England. There are other players too that would have added glamour to the Super Eagles, but decided to play for other countries.

The video below is how the Super Eagles prepare for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers

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