Footballer Sydney Sam dumps Germany for Nigeria
Sydney's dad is Nigerian, his mum German. He was born and raised in Germany and has played in that country all his life...until now. He has agreed to play for the country of his father’s birth - Nigeria.
The Bayer Leverkusen striker played for the German under-19 and under-20s national team but has never played for the German senior team which makes him eligible to play for the Nigerian senior national team.
Coach Stephen Keshi said yesterday that Sydney is keen to join up with the rest of the Super Eagles players ahead of the African Nations Cup in South Africa
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