Kelechi Nwakali has come out to debunked the rumor of him dumping Nigeria for another country.
There had been reports online that Nwakali’s elder brother Allwell stated that his brother his studying approach from other countries about switching nationality.
The former captain of Nigeria’s U-17 side, who is currently on loan at Spanish Segunda Division club Alcorcon from Huesca, however, took to social media to deny the news.
“Dear fellow Nigerians, contrary to reports circulating in the media, I remain committed to serving my country,” the 22-year-old wrote on Instagram.
“It is always an honour to wear the green and white of Nigeria and it is my dream to continue to do so.
“I categorically deny these reports and will continue to work hard until I am called upon.
“I am hugely proud to have represented Nigeria at various levels and am grateful to have had these opportunities in my career thus far.
“I have never considered playing for another nation and continuing to play for Nigeria at international level remains my priority.”
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