FIFA approves Akpoguma for the Super Eagles

World football governing body, FIFA, has approved Kevin Akpoguma’s switch of allegiance from Germany to Nigeria.
The 25-year-old has already teamed up with the Super Eagles for their upcoming friendlies, according to Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)’s President, Amaju Pinnick.
This is coming few days after Arsenal star, Bukayo Saka decided to dump Nigeria for England.
Nigeria will be up against Algeria and Tunisia on October 9 and 13 respectively in international friendlies and the defender is expected to win his first cap for the country.

Last season, he made 18 league appearances for the Kraichgauer to help his side finish sixth in the campaign.

Ahead of the West Africans’ friendlies against Algeria and Tunisia on October 9 and 13 respectively, Pinnick revealed the 25-year-old has been given the green light to play for Nigeria.

“I’m extremely happy to announce that FIFA has just granted Hoffenheim defender and former German U20 national team skipper Kevin Ufuoma Akpoguma permission to make his switch to Nigeria with immediate effect,” Pinnick tweeted.

Akpoguma has already linked up with Gernot Rohr’s men in Austria, who are preparing for their games against the Desert Foxes and the Carthage Eagles and could play a part in Super the friendlies having been cleared by FIFA.

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