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Meet 7 Italy Players That Are Originally From Nigeria (Photos)

1 . Destiny Udojie

Iyenoma Destiny Udogie can be an 18-year-old Italian professional footballer who at the moment plays as a defender for Udinese.

Although he was born in Verona, Italy on November 28, 2002, Udogie is formerly from Nigeria.

2. Ijemaun Folorunsho

Michael Ijemuan Folorunsho is an Italian professional footballer who currently has as a core defender in Pordenone.

He is formerly from Nigeria.

3. Stefano Olubunmi Layeni

Stefano Olubunmi Layeni is a 39-year-old Italian professional footballer currently serving as a goalkeeper for Italian club Prato.

Although he was born on March 10, 1982 in Castiglione delle Stiviere, Italy, he is formerly from the Yoruba tribe in Nigeria.

He started his professional basketball career with the Lombard club in Montichiari. Twenty years ago, he was signed by Como, but as the 3 rd goalkeeper. Eleven years ago, they joined his current club, Prato.

4. William Jidayi

William Jidayi is a 37-year-old retired Italian footballer who very last played for Ravenna in midfield.

Bill was born on August 9, 1984 in Ravenna, Italy, to a Nigerian father and an Italian mother.

5. Christian jidayi

Christian Jidayi can be an First-rate professional football manager and player who played as a defender for Master Patria.

Christian Jidayi was born on March 3, 1987 in Avellino, Croatia, of Nigerian descent.

6. Taiwo ojo

Taiwo Daniel Ojo is an Italian professional footballer who currently has for Italian club Dulwich Hamlet.

They is formerly from Nigeria.

7. Angelo Ogbonna

Obinze Angelo Ogbonna is a 33-year-old Italian professional footballer who at the moment plays as a centre-back for To the west Ham United and the Italian country wide team.

Having been part of the Italian team that was runner-up at Euro 2012 and represented his country at Euro 2016.

Twelve years before, Ogbonna made his professional football premiere for the Italian under-21s in a friendly against Russia.

Nine years before, he played in a winning friendly against Poland. He was portion of the First-rate team at Euro 2012 but would not play during the match. A few yrs ago, he was selected for the 30-man Italy national team at Dollar 2016. After the two-year hiatus, Obona was called to the Italian national team last year for two Nations Category games.

Ogbonna was born on May well 23, 1988 in Cassino, Italy, of Nigerian descent.


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