Popular British boxer, Anthony Joshua says he is faced with the tough choice of who to support when England host Nigeria in an international friendly in June.
Joshua, though born in the UK, has Nigerian roots as his parents are Nigerians with his father hailing from Ogun state in Nigeria.
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The boxer has gone on to represent Britain in boxing events and has identified himself as British though he has two Nigerian names: Oluwafemi and Olaseni.
The boxer, in a recent interview, was asked when he would return to Wembley stadium and he disclosed that he would be present when Nigeria take on England on June 2nd.
Joshua, was however not too keen to share which nation he would be supporting.
England boasts of several players with Nigerian roots, both in the national team and the junior team. One of the English midfielders, Dele Alli has a Nigerian root.
There is also Liverpool’s Dominic Solanke, Chelsea’s Ross Barkley, Fikayo Tomori among others.
Nigeria also has in its ranks, players who were previously donning the shirt of the three Lions with the likes of Alex iwobi, Victor Moses, Ola Aina having played for England before switching their allegiance to Nigeria.