It was difficult to turn down Nigeria – Tomori


Nigeria-born Chelsea Defender Fikayo Tomori has opened up about his decision to pledge his international future to England ahead of Nigeria and Canada.


Born in Canada to Nigerian parents and raised in England, Tomorrow is eligible to represent any of the three country.


However alot reports of him linking up with Nigeria alongside his Chelsea teammate Tammy Abraham circulated the media consistently , before England invited the duo for its upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Bulgaria and Czech Republic.


The 21 year old said it was difficult to settle for England ahead of Nigeria and Canada.


“England is such a big nation, as well as Nigeria and Canada, so I think I was going to be happy with whoever called me up – but it’s nice it is England,”


“It wasn’t England all the way. I had certain people and certain things that I had to consider. I spoke to my family and people that I care about it and that’s the decision I came to. So, when England came calling, it was difficult to say no.


Tomori is one of several academy graduates to have been given  opportunity at first-team level at Chelsea this season following Chelsea’s transfer ban.



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