The former Everton winger is set to represent the Super Eagles after FIFA approved his nationality switch to Nigeria. Ademola Lookman is a huge talent and he has done really well for Leicester City this season.
Who Is Ademola Lookman?
Ademola Lookman is 24 years old and he was born in England to a Nigerian parents. The player is eligible to play for England and Nigeria, but he picked England over Nigeria when he made a breakthrough in the EPL.
He represented the England national team under-17 to under-21, he had a good game with the team, but he failed to represent the England first team.
Ademola Lookman didn’t play any competitive game for the England first team until he made a switch to Nigeria. He is 24 and he is not getting any younger.
He made a huge decision as he decided to come back home. He will now represent the Super Eagles this year. It’s going to be a dream come true for him as he is set for a new chapter.
Ademola Lookman made his premier league debut at Everton and he started making waves in football, from the club. After an impressive season with Everton, he went to the Bundesliga.
RB Leipzig made a move for him and Everton let him leave on a loan deal. The 24-year-old winger did really well in the league and he scored more than 4 league goals for the club.
After an impressive season with RB Leipzig, the German club decided to make the deal permanent. RB Leipzig completed the signing of Ademola Lookman on a permanent deal.
RB Leipzig wants him to get more playing time and they decided to loan him back to the premier league. So far the Nigerian winger is performing well. He has scored more than two goals for Leicester City in all competitions this season.
Leicester City could make the deal a permanent one in the summer and he will be loving life with his international teammates Kelechi Iheanacho and Ndidi.
When Will He Make His Nigeria Debut?
The Nigerian will make his debut against Ghana next month. He could be in action for the Super Eagles for the first time. Ademola Lookman will be ready to represent the Super Eagles.
The Leicester City winger could have played in the AFCON tournament, but it doesn’t happen.
Will Other Youngsters Follow His Footsteps?
Ademola Lookman has taken a big step that other youngsters should follow and I think that he made a good decision. He deserves to be playing for his country and the people who wants him.
The Super Eagles will be more than excited to see him in the team. They are players that are currently struggling and are yet to make it to the first team. He has made a decision that other youngsters should learn from.
He is a top talent and he has what it takes to succeed with the Super Eagles. There’s a lot of competition in the national team, but hard work pays.