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Obafemi picks Ireland ahead of England, Nigeria 

Michael Obafemi  has committed to playing for the Republic of Ireland at international level, putting an end to speculation he might elect to represent Nigeria or England.
Obafemi Martins
The Southampton forward was born in Dublin to Nigerian parents, but grew up in London and is eligible to represent all three countries at international level.
Obafemi, 18, was called up to the Ireland squad on November 6 for the friendly against Northern Ireland and the UEFA Nations League match against Denmark.
Playerworks CSM, a football agency that represents Obafemi, released a statement on his behalf.


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