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Efe Ambrose Reveals Why Fikayo Tomori Is Not Proud Of His Nigerian Root
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Efe Ambrose Reveals Why Fikayo Tomori Is Not Proud Of His Nigerian Root

Former Super Eagles defender, Efe Ambrose has revealed why Fikayo Tomori is not proud of his Nigerian roots. He made this known in reaction to the news that the Chelsea player had been called to play for the Three Lions of England. Also called to join the squad for England’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Czech Republic and Bulgaria is Tammy Abraham. If both players accept and eventually play for England, their eligibility to play for Nigeria will be ruined. Reacting to the news, Efe Ambrose stated that he was shocked when he was told Tomori had Nigerian roots. This was during their time together at Derby County. According to Efe, he doesn’t find fault with him because he was born and raised in England. “Tomori was very popular at Derby. He has later voted the player of ...
Bolton Makes Surprise Move for Efe Ambrose
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Bolton Makes Surprise Move for Efe Ambrose

                                         Efe-Ambrose Bolton Wanderers have made a move for ex-Hibernian defender Efe Ambrose. The 30-year-old is available on a free transfer after exercising a clause in his contract though he has been offered new terms at Hibs. The Scottish club recognised Ambrose was a key performer for them and want to keep him at the club after the departure of manager Neil Lennon by mutual consent. Ambrose has vast experience from his time with Celtic, for whom he played between 2012 and 2017. This season Ambrose has produced some excellent performances, which has prompted much interest from other clubs. Bolton are hopeful of reaching agreement but Nottingham Forest, Sheffield Wednesday and Wigan Athletic have all made late enquiries. The 6ft 3in...
Ajayi, Moses, Ndidi, Ola Aina Named In Nigerian Team Of The Week
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Ajayi, Moses, Ndidi, Ola Aina Named In Nigerian Team Of The Week

rounds up the best Nigerian performers from the different leagues to put together our first team of the week for the new year, with debutants, David Amoo and Jonathan Obika all featuring in the list. Dele Ajiboye (Plateau United) : Ajiboye has impressed at the domestic Eagles get-together in Abuja and has his eyes set on securing the starting spot for Nigeria in the African Nations Championship in Morocco. Semi Ajayi (Rotherham): Ajayi got in among the goals for Rotherham with an early opener in their 2-1 win over Walsall in an EFL League One clash. Efe Ambrose (Hibernian): Ambrose went the full duration of action for the Hibees as they drew 1-1 with Kilmarnock in the Scotland Premiership. Ola Aina (Hull City): The Super Eagles defender logged the full ninety minutes for Hull City in t...
Ambrose Finally Joins Hibernian For Pre-season
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Ambrose Finally Joins Hibernian For Pre-season

Nigerian defender, Efe Ambrose, has finally joined his Scottish Premiership club Hibernian for pre-season after going AWOL. According to Edinburgh Evening News, Ambrose returned on Thursday following an extended period of absence, with the player saying it was due to “personal reasons”. Hibernian boss, Neil Lennon who expressed displeasure over Ambrose’s late arrival for pre-season, stated that he is pleased the defender has finally joined up with his teammates. “Efe is back,” Lennon said. “He was supposed to be in on Monday but he had a bit of a personal issue to attend to so he is back in the building and there was a full explanation for it. “He may not be ready for Saturday (against Montrose in the Scottish League Cup) but he should be ready for Ross County game on Friday. ...
Hibernian To Sanction Efe Ambrose For Missing Pre-Season
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Hibernian To Sanction Efe Ambrose For Missing Pre-Season

Nigeria defender Efe Ambrose will most likely be sanctioned by his Scottish club Hibernian after he failed to resume for the pre-season training, his coach Neil Lennon has disclosed. The manager said Ambrose was given an extended summer break, but Lennon revealed he can’t get in touch with the player who ought to have returned to work by now. “There’s no sign of Efe, so he is in a bit of trouble. I can’t get a hold of him at all. He was given a wee bit of time off but he is pushing the boundaries now,” Lennon reported. “The sooner he is back, for his sake, the better. “It will be discussed behind closed doors so he’s got that to look forward to when he gets back.” The former Celtic player has missed all of Hibernian’s pre-season games. Ambrose signed a two-year deal after...