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Five Nigerian footballers who deserve to represent the Super Eagles

Representing one's country on the international stage is a huge honour, but very few can achieve this feat. 

These five Nigerian born Footballers are yet to play international football at the senior level even though they have been in top form at club level.

5. Shola Shoretire - Manchester United

Nigeria have so many good players players to choose from which is why they are performing leaving out many quality players. Manchester United's Shola Shoretire has proved to be an excellent player for them. He is young at the moment, and could still play for Nigeria in the near future. However, as things stand, he hasn't worn the Green and White jersey.

4. Taiwo Awoniyi - Union Berlin

Union Berlin's Taiwo Awoniyi is one of the most highly rated forwards in the Bundesliga at the moment. Awoniyi was born in Kwara and played for Nigeria at U15, U17, U20 and U23 levels respectively. He is yet to be capped by Nigeria at senior level.

3. Tom Dele-Bashiru

Tom Dele-Bashiru of Reading last wore the Nigeria jersey for the Under-20 side in 2019. He has taken his game up by a notch and is spearheading the club's push for Premier League League football season. 

2. Destiny Udogie - Udinese

The fact that Udogie is highly-rated in Itaoyy should tell you a lot about how good the player is. Nigeria have a shortage of quality left-backs at the moment but on the opposite side. The 18-year-old is eligible to represent Italy as he holds an Italian passport. The Udinese man hasn't played for Nigeria or Italy so far at senior level and it remains to be seen which side will snap up the reliable left-back.

1. Akinkunmi Amoo - Hammarby

Amoo's failure to represent Nigeria at the senior level is not only because of competition for places. Despite his evident quality, he has been kept out of the Super Eagles squad for reasons only known to Gernot Rohr. The midfielder/winger has scored 10 goals in 39 appearances for Hammarby since linking up with them in 2020.

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