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Super Eagles Boss Rohr Gives Update on Chase for New “Jay-Jay Okocha”

Odiase Osayande

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Super Eagles head Coach Gernot Rohr has
revealed that QPR midfielder Eberechi Eze
is still part of his plans and will continue
talk to him to represent Nigeria.

The Midfielder, born to Nigerian Parents, has represented England at the age grade level, but he’s still eligible to play for Nigeria.

Although Eze had turned down the chance to represent Nigeria in the forthcoming AFCON 2021 qualifying matches this month.

But reports reveals that the Eagles head coach held talks with Eze’s mother on the possibility of switching his allegiance to Nigeria.

“We have approached him, but not directly, Tunde Adelakun, my assistant, spoke to his Mum. What we understand is that there is a lot of pressure on him and Eze doesn’t want to give an answer now,”

“Obviously, we would love to have him in the Super Eagles, of course! We continue to work on getting him. It may take some time.” Rhor said

Eze has been Dubbed the new okocha and has scored 6 goals and provided four assists for English Championship side, Queens Park Rangers this season.

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