In form Queens Park Rangers forward Ebere Eze will get an invitation into the Super Eagles at the right time , this is according to a top Nigeria Football Federation official. All rights reserved. [56] He was given a number 25 shirt ahead of the new season. [54], On 28 August 2020, Eze signed for Premier League side Crystal Palace on a five-year deal; the fee was reportedly around £17 million. [24][25] His first appearance of the 2017–18 season came on 6 January 2018 against Milton Keynes Dons in the third round of the FA Cup, coming on as a 61 minute substitute, in a 1–0 loss. Copyright © 2020. Amaju Pinnick, president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has met with Nigeria-eligible star Ebere Eze over the possibility of the QPR midfielder pledging his allegiance to Nigeria. Eze was born in England and has represented the Three Lions at youth level, but he also qualifies to play for the Super Eagles through his Nigerian parents. [66] Eze eventually made his U21 debut on 15 November 2019 as an 81st minute substitute for Phil Foden during a 3–0 2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification victory over Albania. Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick says persuading England under-21 player Ebere Eze to play for the Super Eagles would improve the squad. Eberechi Eze, 22, from England Crystal Palace, since 2020 Attacking Midfield Market value: £16.20m * Jun 29, 1998 in London, England There wasn’t really anything else to do. Udoh: Eze will be successful in the Premier League. [31] Eze then scored two consecutive goals between 15 September 2018 and 19 September 2018 against Bolton Wanderers and his former club, Millwall. ), please don't make a scene, send me an email: zwoddey@gmail.com and I'll take it down. Nathan Ferguson? We're asking him to do that and it's important that he does that in terms of his development. [64] He went on to make seven appearances for the U20 side. Brila.net understands Queens Park Rangers midfielder Ebere Eze turned down the opportunity to be included in Nigeria’s squad for this month’s 2021 AFCON qualifiers with Benin Republic and Lesotho. 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"[34] Eze then set up two goals in two matches between 20 October 2018 and 23 October 2018 against Ipswich Town and Sheffield Wednesday. [5] Growing up, he reflected on his life, saying: "There are the nice parts [of Greenwich] and the not so nice parts. Nigeria Eberechi Eze, DR Congo Brice Samba and Algeria Said Benhrahma are the only players of African descent to be included the PFA Championship Team of the Year following their impressive exploits in the 2019/20 season. READ ALSO: England kick Phil Foden, Mason Greenwood out for inviting girls to hotel. Originally named the Nigeria Printing and Publishing Company, the Daily Times of Nigeria was incorporated in Nigeria in 1926 and grew to become Nigeria’s most influential newspaper over the next half century. [22] Eze scored a further four times in total for Wycombe, putting in some eye-catching performances before returning to QPR in January. [30] Eze started the season well when he scored his first goal of the season, in a 2–1 loss against Sheffield United on 11 August 2018. Eze first trained with the Nigeria squad in March 2017, when they visited London for friendlies against Senegal and Burkina Faso at The Hive Stadium, home of Barnet FC and the London Bees. [19] Eze scored his first ever senior goal on 7 October 2017, netting a brace for Wycombe against Cambridge United. 10 months ago. [7], Eze started his football career at Arsenal before being released when he was thirteen and then went on to join Fulham and Reading. Ebere Eze at the heart of Nigeria's dual citizen debate. [15] He then signed a contract extension with the club, keeping him until 2019. On 30 August 2017, Eze joined League Two club Wycombe Wanderers on loan until January 2018. [26] At the end of the 2017–18 season, he went on to make 16 appearances, with his first goal for the club came on 10 March 2018 against Sunderland, the only goal of the match. Leeds United’s Kalvin Phillips, West Bromwich Albion’s Romaine Sawyers and Crystal Palacenew boy Eberechi Eze for his performances at QPR form part of the midfield. Ebere Eze: NFF Insist On QPR’s Talented Youngster. He also met with the president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick in November 2019 but later announced that he will take his time before deciding on his international … [44] After the match Warburton praised his performance, saying: "Ebe is a tremendous talent. According to a Twitter thread on NFF's official handle, Pinnick met with Eze in London and talks is ongoing to convince the youngster to choose Super Eagles of Nigeria over the Three Lions of England. [48] Eze then scored two more goals in the last remaining two matches of the 2019–20 season, coming against Millwall and West Bromwich Albion. *If you have anything against my uploads (use of content etc. 2:13. Ebere Eze has told talkSPORT it was an ‘easy decision’ to join Crystal Palace from Queens Park Rangers this summer. Published. 1991 – Present29 years. Bukayo Saka & Ebere Eze : Allegiance Tussle Between England & Nigeria Looks Imminent. 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