–QFA want Nigerian star to play for them at the next World Cup
The cat has been let out of the bag regarding the proposed move of Imoh Ezekiel to the Qatar Stars League, where he will team up with Al Arabi in a matter of days.
Based on sporting terms if not for economic reasons, many Nigerians have questioned the decision of the youngster and his advisers to head to the Middle East to continue his career.
In the ongoing summer transfer market, the ex-36 Lions starlet has been linked with some of the illustrious names in Europe including Fiorentina, Tottenham Hotspur and Porto, but he snubbed their advances.
Wave – making Belgium based newspaper Het Nieuwsblad disclosed on Wednesday that Qatar, host of the 2022 World Cup, wants Imoh Ezekiel to be naturalized before the start of the tournament to enable him represent the country.
As a result, the Federation is eyeing some foreign youngsters that will be eligible to play for their National team and Imoh Ezekiel fits that specification.
Al Arabi are hoping to trade the forward to a European team after a few years, but his economic rights will still be warehoused by the club.