Tottenham Hotspur Goalkeeper International Future To Nigeria Over England

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London, UK. 17 December, 2018 Joshua Oluwayemi of Tottenham Hotspur during FA Youth Cup, third round match between Millwall and Tottenham Hotspur at The Den Ground, London. (Photo by Action Foto Sport/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Tottenham Hotspur Goalkeeper, Joshua Oluwayemi who is highly-rated commits international future to Nigeria over his country of birth England ahead of the 2019 FIFA U20 World Cup in Poland.

 

 

Joshua Oluwayemi comes from a family of goalkeepers as his father, Abiodun Ogunyemi, was a goalkeeper for Ogun State University and attended Federal Government College Odogbolu, while his sibling, Tobi is also a goalkeeper at Tottenham Hotspur.

Oluwayemi has represented England at U15 and U16 levels and has said that he will accept an invitation to play for the Nigeria teams if approached by the Nigeria Football Federation.

According to him, he said: ”If Nigeria comes for me, then I’ll go but at the moment I am focusing on England youth, and then Nigeria first”.

On playing the first game at the new Spurs Stadium, he further said: ”It’s a very good experience, I am happy to see a lot of fans and the crowd coming over to support us, It was a good result.”

Joshua Olwayemi is learning to be a top goalkeeper under the tutelage of Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal legend Pat Jennings

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