London - Six players of Nigerian descent were in action for
the England youth teams on Monday as the Young Lions suffered mixed fortunes in
international friendlies and European Under 21 Championship Qualifying Group 9.
The England U21s beat hosts Norway 1 - 0 at Marienlyst
Stadium, Drammen, with Liverpool winger Jordon Ibe and Dele Alli handed
The Liverpool winger had an opportunity to increase that
lead in the second half after beating two defenders but his shot was inches off
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Spurs midfielder Dele Alli subbed out immediately after the
restart while Wolverhampton Wanderers defender Dominic Iorfa, who was
originally named to the roster, did not make the 18 - man squad, so did not
Chelsea defender Ola Aina played the entirety of England's
Under 20s 1 - 0 loss to Czech Republic at Greenhouse Meadow, Shrewsbury. Jakub
Yunis scored the match - winner in the 11th minute.
Finally, Josh Onomah was in action for 84 minutes as England
U19s settled for a 1 - 1 draw with Croatia in Zagreb.
The Tottenham Hotspur midfielder netted the equalizer in the
Sheyi Ojo was a 65th minute substitute while Chelsea loanee
Dominic Solanke joined the fray in the 77th minute.For
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