The Nigeria Soccer Federation (NFF) has confirmed it has acquired FIFA’s approval, which permits Leicester Metropolis’s Ademola Lookman to modify his worldwide allegiance from England.
Emilio Garcia Silveiro, who’s FIFA’s Chief Authorized and Compliance Officer, conveyed to the NFF on Thursday.
“The request made by the NFF – Nigeria Soccer Federation for a change of affiliation of the participant Ademola Olajide Lookman is accepted.
“The participant Ademola Olajide Lookman is eligible to play for the consultant groups of the NFF – Nigeria Soccer Federation with quick impact,” Silveiro mentioned.
NFF Basic Secretary, Dr Mohammed Sanusi, in response mentioned: “We despatched within the software on Wednesday evening after placing all the required documentation collectively. We’re completely satisfied to obtain the approval as we speak.”
In December 2021, FIFA additionally accepted the NFF’s software for the change in allegiance for Ashleigh Megan Plumptre to symbolize Nigeria internationally.