BEVERLY HILLS, October 01, (THEWILL) – Hoffenheim defender, Kevin Akpoguma, says he is anxious to play for Nigeria and adorn the green and white colours of the country after he formally disclosed his interest of playing for the three-time African champions.
The defender who was born to a German mother and a Nigerian father, disclosed this while speaking with Hoffenheim’s website.
He said: “It’s something I’ve been thinking about for a long time. I am now at an age where I have already gained experience at European level with TSG and feel ready to play for my homeland.
“It makes me incredibly proud and I am positively excited. I’m really looking forward to getting to know the team.”
THEWILL reports that Akpoguma captained the German U-20 team that got to the quarterfinals of the 2015 U-20 World Cup in New Zealand and is eligible to play for Nigeria.