Named Oluwafikayomi Oluwadamilola Tomori 21 years ago, England and Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori can never forget his Nigerian roots. “I enjoy Nigerian music, I’m Nigerian; it’s my culture and I’m very proud of it,” he said simply without much ado. But for time, Tomori said maybe he would have accepted the invitation of Nigeria FA to play for his fatherland rather than his adopted country.
He was selected in Gareth Southgate’s latest squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Bulgaria earlier last month.
Tomori’s parents are of Nigerian descent while he is also eligible for Canada having been born in Calgary, representing them three times at Under-20s level. Read more