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FIFA Clears Swiss Born Steve Ukoh So He Can Play For Nigeria

Ukoh-Steven Archibong Effiong Ukoh

Steven Archibong Effiong Ukoh, a Swiss Born football star has been cleared by FIFA to enable him play for Nigeria. The clearance was announced today Thursday December 18th 2014 by the Nigeria Football Federation and will enable the 23-year-old star represent Nigeria at the senior level after having represented Switzerland at the junior levels.

The versatile midfielder, born to Nigerian parents in Berne, Switzerland, currently plays for Biel-Bienne FC. Ukoh has represented Switzerland at the Under 16 level to the Under 20 level and has now chosen to play for Nigeria where his parent comes from. The FIFA clearance now means the star is free to play for the Super Eagles and wear the green-white-green jersey at the senior international level.

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  1. Good for him. I guess he feels he’ll have a better career with the Nigerian team. Wishing him all the luck with this new turn of events.

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