Amaju Pinnick reveals NFF working to make Tammy Abraham play for Nigeria
News Sports Health Technology Entertainment World Africa andriod Window
Amaju Pinnick reveals NFF working to make Tammy Abraham play for Nigeria
NAIJ
Posted on: September 8th 2017
195 Pageviews
© NAIJ

NFF president Amaju Pinnick has revealed he is looking to persuade Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham to switch his international allegiance from England to Nigeria. The 19-year-old's full name is Kevin Oghenetega Tamaraebi Bakumo-Abraham and has represented England at junior levels. Last season, the forward scored 26 goals in 48 games on loan at Championship side Bristol City.

On loan at Swansea City from Chelsea, the striker was born in London but can play for Nigeria through his father who Pinnick says he grew up with.

"We are working on getting Abraham," said Pinnick. "Tammy is like my son. His father and I grew up in the same neighbourhood

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
MORE FROM Sports
keepuplive
Chelsea coach Antonio Conte thanks Diego Costa for Chelsea contribution
source ESPN
keepuplive
Jose Mourinho says Anthony Martial is happy again at Manchester United
source SKY SPORT
keepuplive
Rams vs. 49ers 2017 recap: 4 things we learned from LA’s wild 41-39 thrille
source SB NATION