Four Nigerian youngsters have been handed call ups by England for this month’s European U21 Championship qualifiers against Bosnia-Herzegovina and Switzerland.
The Nigerian players that made the cut include Wolvehampton’s Dominic Iorfa Jnr, Chuba Akpom (Hull City), Jordon Ibe (Liverpool) and Dominic Solanke (Chelsea).
With injury in the English side, Manager Gareth Southgate opted for Solanke, who is currently on loan with Vitesse Arnhem.
The striker previously impressed at U17 and U19 levels.
England travel to Sarajevo for their first Group 9 game on November 12, before returning to face Switzerland at the Amex Stadium in Brighton on November 16.
The England U21 squad: Goalkeepers: Jordan Pickford (Preston North End, loan from Sunderland), Christian Walton (Brighton & Hove Albion), Joe Wildsmith (Sheffield Wednesday)
Defenders: Tyias Browning (Everton), Calum Chambers (Arsenal), Brendan Galloway (Everton), Dominic Iorfa (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Jack Stephens (Middlesbrough, loan from Southampton), Matt Targett (Southampton)
Midfielders: Lewis Baker (Vitesse Arnhem, loan from Chelsea), Nathaniel Chalobah (SSC Napoli, loan from Chelsea), Jake Forster-Caskey (Brighton & Hove Albion), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Chelsea), James Ward-Prowse (Southampton)
Forwards: Chuba Akpom (Hull City, loan from Arsenal), Jordon Ibe (Liverpool), Solly March (Brighton & Hove Albion), Nathan Redmond (Norwich City), Dominic Solanke (Vitesse Arnhem, loan from Chelsea), Duncan Watmore (Sunderland), Cauley Woodrow (Fulham).