Super Eagles coaches and the NFF are always on the lookout for players of Nigerian ascentry to beef up the senior national team ahead of major international engagements.
In the past, the likes of Ola Aina, Tyrone Ebuehi, Maduka Okoye, Cyriel Dessers, Leon Balogun and William Troost-Ekong were all convinced to commit their international future to Nigeria.
We also lost talented Bukayo Saka, Fikayo Tomori and Tammy Abraham to England.
Michael Olise of Crystal Palace in the English Premier League, Leipzig's Ademola Lookman and Manchester United youngster Shola Shoretire are the hot prospects on the radar on the Nigeria national team.
Olise is the number one choice of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF).
The playmaker is also eligible to play for France and Algeria. He joined Palace from Reading during the summer transfer window.
A product of Charlton Athletic, Ademola Lookman was on loan to Fulham in 2020/21 where he played 34 games and scored four goals.
He has turned out for England at youth level and helped them even win the 2017 FIFA U17 World Cup.
Manchester United's Shola Shoretire completes the three players of Nigerian descent that fans want to switch allegiance to the national team.
Last season, Shoretire scored 11 goals, created 8 assists, and played 3182 minutes in 47 games.
Shoretire is also a big prospect for the Three Lions despite his young age.
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