Football fans in Nigeria have taken to their various social media handles to talk about the upcoming Europa League finals, which will stage two Nigerians playing against each other. Samuel Chukweze of Villareal and Shola Shoretire of Manchester United.
Nigeria Football Fans Divided Between Chukweze and Shoretire
Samuel Chukwueze has made his mark for both club and country, and he was instrumental in Nigeria’s third-place bronze trophy in the just concluded 2019 AFCON, which was held in Egypt. Shola Shoretire, on the other hand, is just a teenager who is yet to make an appearance for any country of which England and Nigeria are the countries he eligible to play for.
The various football fans already taken sides wishing their countrymen all the best. Most of the fans say Shola Shoretire has not made an appearance for the Super Eagles of Nigeria. So he is not yet a complete Nigerian player, while others are saying once a Nigerian, always a Nigerian.
Chukwueze performed well in their first leg of the quarter-finals, which was against Arsenal. They won 2-1 before playing a goalless draw in the return leg to give them the final ticket. It is Manchester United’s first final under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Unai Emery, the former Arsenal manager. The final will be played on the 26th of this month which just a week a few days from now.