Arsenal Star Folarin Balogun set to represent USMNT
FIFA approves switch of Folarin Balogun
Breaking News: Arsenal striker Folarin Balogun has finally decided to represent the United Nations National team after rejecting a future with England. FIFA has approved the 21-year-old striker’s request for a switch of affiliation from England.
Folarin Balogun has been in demand after a breakout season in France on loan to Reims from Arsenal.
He has 19 goals and dueld with Kylian Mbappe for part of the season to be the league top scorer. Mbappe now leads with 26 for PSG.
Balogun was born in Brooklyn, New York but moved to London when he was two years old. Though his Nigerian parents had been living in London.
FIFA rules enable players to switch national eligibility before making a competitive senior appearance at international level.
(More updates to come)