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WHY I WANT MY SON TO PLAY FOR NIGERIA – Mother of German-Born Player

Jun 25, 2023

WHY I WANT MY SON TO PLAY FOR NIGERIA – Mother of German-Born Player

By Sunday Memeh

Augustina Stockbrink, the mother of the FC Monchengladbach Football Academy and a Nigerian-German football player, David Stockbrink, has revealed why her son has admiration for the Super Eagles while making it clear that he dreams of playing for the Nigerian national team in the near future.

Mrs. Augustina Stockbrink is from Umunede in Ika North East Local Government Area of Delta State, she is married to a German national.

Speaking in a chat with Ika Weekly Newspaper Reporter, she said that her son has never hidden his love for Nigerian football and its array of stars and has now said that he hopes to one-day don the Eagles’ green and white jersey.

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According to her, “I will be very proud my son to represent my Country Nigeria,”

“Germany has a lot of players, however, I want him to play for Nigeria because he was born and brought up in Germany, so representing Nigeria will give him more opportunity to be part of his root.

“It won’t be out of place for him to switch nationality and maybe play for Nigeria. He loves the country and he would like to get an invitation to play for the Nigerian National team soon.

 

“It would be great to play for Nigeria, as I know there are a lot of quality players and competition FOR every position but David is not bothered by that because it is part of his job to fight for a shirt if given a chance,” she said.

On David’s favourite Eagles player, the mother of the 16-year-old said, Victor Osimhien is his favourite among the Eagles players and maybe that has to do with the fact that they play in the same position.

David Stockbrink who currently plays for FC Monchengladbach Football Academy in Germany, is graduating from U13 and U15 district selection in Bundesliga, was born in Cologne on October 30th, 2006.

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David is strongly connected to Nigeria through his mother, Augustina OgonneAgbon, who is a native of Umunede, Ika North East LGA, Delta State.

She said recently, David questions about his future have led him to indicate his willingness for invitation from Nigeria.

Continuing, Mrs. Augustina Stockbrink disclosed that her joy will be full and all glory will be given to God if her son’s intention being a of player for her country is achieved.

She further stated that she is someone who loves good things, particularly bringing progress to her people from the Diaspora where she said she has live for a long time, got married and have all her children.

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