Two players with powerful African American links are poised to star in the Fifa Beneath -20 World Cup beginning in Poland on Thursday.
They’re Timothy Weah, son of Liberian legend George Weah and the Brit Tom Dele-Bashiru who performs Nigeria.
Twenty-four teams will perform at the World Cup from Thursday before June 15. They’ll be attracted into six classes and also 52 matches will occur together with the opening match between hosts Poland and Colombia in the Lodz Stadium.
The championship will comprise’heavyweight’ favorite teams, black horses along with fresh champions will be crowned as 2017 winners England failed to adapt.
The USA striker Weah is among two starlets having an African link expected to glow at Poland and outside.
He had been loaned to Celtic by Paris Saint-Germain in the start of the calendar year, the 19-year old became a super-sub for its Scottish Premiership champions, scoring three times and adding an assist in 11 league looks.
He’s also the son of 1995 Fifa World Player of the Year George Weah. His dad was a three-time African Footballer of the Year, also in 1996, was named African Player of the Century.
His son had been born in New York, Usa.
The Nigerian midfielder Dele-Bashiru was created in Manchester. After a couple of years in the Manchester Youth Academy, he moved on to represent England Under-16 but will be pulling the strings to the Flying Eagles in Poland 2019.
He made his initial appearance for Manchester City through a League Cup game against Leicester City at 2017.
Although he’s represented England at youth level he stays eligible for Nigeria.
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