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Swiss-Nigerian footballer Steven Ukoh switches nationality to Nigerian to play for Super Eagles

World football ruling body, FIFA, has privileged former Swiss U-20 international, Steven Archibong Effiong Ukoh, to play for a Super Eagles during comparison level. The versatile midfielder, innate on Jun 19, 1991 to Nigerian relatives in Berne, Switzerland, now plays for Biel-Bienne FC in a European nation though has now switched his nationality to Nigerian, to capacitate him play for Super Eagles.

Steve Ukoh represented Switzerland during U-16, U-17, U-18, U-19 and U-20 levels between 2006 and 2010, though had a change of mind during comparison general turn with a super eagles.

A matter released in Abuja by Ademola Olajire, Assistant Director, Communications, Nigeria Football Association (NFA) read

“Ukoh was privileged to switch his nationality from Switzerland to Nigeria. The versatile midfielder, innate on 19 June, 1991 to Nigerian relatives in Berne, Switzerland, now plays for Biel-Bienne FC in a European country. His father, Archibong Ukoh and mom Helene, accost from Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom’’.

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