2022 World Cup Playoff: Callum Hudson Odoi Won’t Be Available For Ghana In Nigeria Clash

Callum Hudson-Odoi has agreed to switch nationality and play for the Black Stars, but the Chelsea star will not be available for the World Cup play-offs against Nigeria next month.

The 21-year-old will only be available for the Black Stars if they qualify for the 2022 World Cup to be staged in Qatar, according to reports.

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The 2021 UEFA Champions League winner has agreed to ditch England and represent the country of his parents.

Hudson-Odoi when asked about switching nationality in a recent interview with the Evening Standard said,

“I don’t know. At the end of the day, we will wait until that time comes”.

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The new FIFA rules mean that it is possible for Hudson-Odoi, to switch international allegiance despite two of his three caps coming in competitive fixtures.

Hudson-Odoi last played in England’s 5-0 Euro 2020 qualifier win over Czech Republic at Wembley in March 2019, and then made his full debut three days later against Montenegro.

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He has represented England at various youth levels from the Under 16’s.

Hudson-Odoi was part of the England U-17 team that won the 2017 FIFA World Cup in India.

Source: Ghanasoccernet.com

Source: Kingaziz.com