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Choosing Nigeria over England was tough – Lookman

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Nigeria forward, Ademola Lookman has said he faced a “tough decision” when picking which country to play for at senior level.

The 24-year-old was cleared earlier this year by FIFA to switch his allegiance from England to the West African nation.

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Lookman had featured for the Three Lions at the youth level.

“It was a tough decision. A decision I had to make because obviously, it was my country’s call.

“My parents are Nigerians and I came to Nigeria a lot of times growing up and Nigeria wasn’t new to me.

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“Making decisions wasn’t a tough decision in terms of knowing where I was going. Coming into the team, the squad has been great. Everyone has been very receptive and welcoming. I love this group and the people,” Lookman told Complete Sports.

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