Nigeria born former England junior international Tammy Abraham finally sealed his debut for the senior national team of England Friday with a three minutes appearance for the Three Lions.
His debut however ended in defeat after Czech Republic came from behind to carry the day in the Euro qualifiers. Tottenham forward Harry Kane had shot the Three Lions into the lead after converting a 5th minute penalty raising hope that
Gareth Southgate and his men were set to savour victory on a platter. That was however not to be as the Czechs responded in the 9th and 85th minutes respectively.
Tammy’s debut Friday finally put paid to permutations over which country he will eventually play for. Tammy who has been on fire for Chelsea since the beginning of this season was thrown in the game in the 88th minute replacing Declan Rice.
On his part Fikayo Tomori who was also called up with Abraham watched from the bench as the Three lions failed to fly over Czech Republic. He will be hoping to have an opportunity when England take on Bulgaria on Monday.
The two Chelsea teammates have prior to the Euro qualifiers dominated that headlines over whether or not they will chose to play for England on Nigeria. Meanwhile Philip Billing whose father is Nigerian and mother from Denmark is on the list against Switzerland Saturday. Should he make a debut for the side he too would have put paid to the debate over his allegiance.
Denmark’s next match after Saturday will be against Gilbratar and then Ireland