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Odion Ighalo And 4 Players Of Nigerian Origin Who Will Be Playing At Wembley For The FA Cup Title

odogwumalay 06/29/2020

1) ROSS BARKLEY: As suprised as you may be, it's true, Ross Barkley is of Nigerian Descent. Born on the 5th of December 1993, Barkley is an English international midfielder who plays for Chelsea football club. Barkley was born and raised in Liverpool, his paternal grandfather was a Nigerian. He scored the only goal to help his club qualify for the semi-finals against Liecester city.

2) TAMMY ABRAHAM: Full names Kevin Oghenetega Tamaraebi Bakumo Abraham, Popularly known as Tammy Abraham. He was born on the 2nd of October 1997, he currently plays as a central striker for Chelsea football club, he is currently the clubs highest goal scorer this season.

3) BUKAYO SAKA: Bukayo was born on the 5th of September 2001 to Nigerian parents in the city of London. His parents were Nigerian immigrants who moved to the United Kingdom before he was born. He is a very versatile player and currently plays in the left-back position for Arsenal football club. View pictures in App save up to 80% data. View pictures in App save up to 80% data. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

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5) ODION IGHALO: Odion Jude Ighalo is a Nigerian international striker who is currently plays at English club Manchester United on loan from Chinese club Shanghai Greenland Shenhua. He was born in Lagos Nigeria on the 16th of June 1989. He scored the goal which gave his current club side a lead against their quater-final opponent Norwich city, although they late equalised, United went on to win the game 2-1 in extra time, and Ighalo played a very vital role to help his club progress to the semi-finals to face Chelsea at Wembley.

The stage is now set as it is certain that one of these players will surely progress to the finals of the competition, and probably lift the prestigious trophy. We wish all of them good luck in the semi-final matches which will be played on the 18/19 of July respectively.

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