Super Eagles star Ogenyi Onazi denied work permit in England

Super Eagles star Ogenyi Onazi denied work permit in England

- Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has been denied work permit by the England FA

- The Nigerian had already agreed deal ahead of move to English club Birmingham City

- An appeal made by the club was turned down by the FA on Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has reportedly been denied a work permit ahead of his potential move to English side Birmingham City.

NAIJ.com reported that the Nigerian international agreed a deal to move to Championship club from Turkish club Trabzonspor.

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The English Football Association declined Onazi's first application for a work permit last week.

According to BBC, an appeal made by the club was turned down by the FA on Wednesday, August 16, 2017.

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The 24-year-old and his representatives will be utterly disappointed at the decision of the Football Association.

Super Eagles star Ogenyi Onazi denied work permit in England

Ogenyi Onazi. Photos: Goal.com.

Onazi has played a key role in the Super Eagles team since making his debut for his national team.

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You may recall that Onazi captained Nigeria in their AFCON Qualifiers defeat to South Africa at the Godwill Akpabio stadium in Uyo.

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com recently asked Nigerians to give their thoughts on Neymar's move to PSG in this video below;

Source: Sports.naija.ng

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