Nigeria or Netherlands? Oranje boss Koeman reacts to Joshua Zirkzee’s nationwide workforce choice dilemma

Nigeria or Netherlands? Oranje boss Koeman reacts to Joshua Zirkzee’s nationwide workforce choice dilemma

22-year-old Joshua Zirkzee who plies his commerce in Italy is egligible to play for Netherland and the Nigerian nationwide workforce

Netherlands supervisor Ronald Koeman has named in-form ahead Joshua Zirkzee in his provisional squad for upcoming worldwide fixtures, Soccernet.ng studies.

Simply days in the past, the Bologna ahead expressed his concerns about representing both the Tremendous Eagles of Nigeria or the Dutch nationwide workforce.

Zirkzee beforehand indicated that if the Oranje didn’t prolong an invite, he would contemplate playing for Nigeria.

“Selecting Nigeria? It’s not straightforward to say, If the Netherlands aren’t calling, then I’ll select Nigeria.

“Are they even calling? Possibly. The competitors there for attackers is maybe simply as nice as within the Dutch workforce. Nigeria has (Victor) Boniface, (Victor) Osimhen and plenty of extra attackers,

“My dream has all the time been the Dutch nationwide workforce. Nevertheless, the EURO is just not essentially a crossroad. If that doesn’t occur then, I’ll look additional.” he stated as quoted by Eurofootcom.

Now, in response to Zirkzee’s remarks, former Barcelona boss Koeman, now on the helm of the Netherlands nationwide workforce, has weighed in as they prepare for their first international matches of the year.

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Zirkzee has excelled at Serie A facet Bologna since departing Bayern Munich, tallying 10 objectives and 6 assists in 28 appearances to this point.

With potential call-ups on the horizon, Zirkzee’s aspirations of donning the nationwide workforce jersey might quickly materialize because the Oranje put together to face Scotland and Germany in March.

Ayomide Oguntimehin


Ayomide Oguntimehin

Ayomide Oguntimehin is a CAF-accredited sports activities journalist and an Editor at Soccernet.ng, with a confirmed monitor file in conducting interviews with Tremendous Eagles stars equivalent to William Troost-Ekong, Taiwo Awoniyi, Shiny Osayi-Samuel, Ademola Lookman, and plenty of others. He has additionally made a big influence in breaking switch information tales.

Grounded in video modifying, video journalism, social media administration, and content material technique, Ayomide brings a wealth of experience to his work.

With a Bachelor’s diploma in English Language from Adeyemi School of Schooling and a Grasp’s Diploma in College Library and Media Know-how from the College of Ibadan, Ayomide is well-prepared to excel within the subject.

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