Patrick Kelechi


DAILY COURIER – The United Kingdom in Nigeria has taken time out to celebrate Nigerian and Nigerian-born British players playing in the English Premier League.

The new EPL season kicked off on Friday with an opening match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal.

The names that made it to the list include, Victor Akinwale, Dele Alli, Zach Awe, Taiwo Awoniyi, Samuel Edozie, Joe Ayodele Aribo, Caleb Chukwuemeka, Carney Chukwuemeka, Malcolm Ebiowei, Eberechi Eze, Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi, Tim Iroegbunam, Ndidi Wilfred, Odel Offiah, Ademola Ola-Adebomi, David Omilabu, Josh Onomah, Frank Onyeka, Bukayo Saka, Shola Shoretire and Dominic Solanke.

Captioning post on Instagram, the embassy said, “To celebrate the start of the #EPL 22/23 season #UKinNigeria invites you to join us to celebrate the current crop of Nigerian & British-Nigerian footballers playing in the greatest ⚽️ league in the world! We wish them all the best of luck for the season ahead.”

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