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Ibe Joining Three Lions Is Most Likely

England Plan To Cap Jordon Ibe

By SL10 - Feb 26, 2015 09:30 AM

The current move by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to convince Nigerian talents who are eligible to play for Nigeria, may face a lump in Liverpool's starlet, Jordon Ibe's case as there are strong indication that an invitation to the Three Lions is likely. 

The player, Jordon Ibe has an option to choose to play for either England or Nigeria and the recent NFF move has alerted England to fast track Ibe to their senior set-up to prevent him from being snapped up by Nigeria.

According to reports monitored by, Jordon Ibe, 19, has been considered for an invitation to the Three Lions. Though Jordon Ibe is unlikely to be invited to the England squad for the home Euro 2016 qualifier against Lithuania next month and a friendly away to Italy four days later but he could be included in the England set-up for the friendly trip to face the Republic of Ireland in June and a qualifier against Slovania a week later.

Jordon Ibe has already represented England at Under-18, Under-19 and Under-20 levels but he also qualifies to play for Nigeria through his father David and the former African champions, Nigeria will use all the available opportunities to convince Jordon Ibe to wear the Green and White shirt of Nigeria. 



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