Callum Hudson Odoi Addresses Ghana National Team Dilemma Ahead of Clash With Super Eagles

Callum Hudson Odoi Addresses Ghana National Team Dilemma Ahead of Clash With Super Eagles

Ibitoye Shittu
  • Callum Hudson-Odoi has been linked with the Ghana national team ahead of final World Cup playoffs with Nigeria
  • The Chelsea youngster has however explained that he has not made any decision on the country to represent between Ghana and England
  • Ghana and Nigeria will meet in March in two-legged World Cup playoffs which will be tough encounters

Callum Hudson-Odoi has stated emphatically that he is yet to make final decision on the country he will represent between the Black Stars of Ghana and the Three-Lions of England.

The Chelsea star has represented England at every youth level from U16 to U21 before making his first senior international appearance in 2019.

Callum Hudson-Odoi
Callum Hudson-Odoi in action for Chelsea. Photo by Robin Jones
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However, the 21-year-old is still eligible to play for another national team in full international level and Ghana are said to started speaking with the Chelsea star over switching allegiance.

Why is Callum Hudson-Odoi still eligible to play for Ghana?

Under current FIFA rules, any players that have played three or fewer international games before the age of 21 are allowed to switch allegiances if they choose to.

According to the report on GOAL and Ghanaweb, the Chelsea star he will later give an update on the nation he will represent ahead of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Callum Hudson-Odoi's reaction on international future

''I don't know and at the end of the day, we will wait until that time comes, but at the same time, I've just got to focus on the club until we get that far.''

Ghana legend Asamoah ready to give valuable advice to young footballers

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how former Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan opened his doors to young footballers seeking advice to excel in their careers.

The 36-year-old, who recently ended his punditry job with South African TV channel Super Sports, is set to return to the field for a final shot at his illustrious career.

And following his return from South Africa, he told Tv3, he is ready to offer advice to any footballer especially the young ones to help them succeed.

The former Sunderland player remains Ghana's all-time leading scorer with 51 goals from 109 appearances for the Black Stars.