JUST IN: Callum Hudson-Odoi Chelsea superstar acquires Ghanaian passport in advance of nationality switch

Callum Hudson-Odoi: Chelsea megastar acquires Ghanaian passport in advance of nationality switch




Chelsea celebrity Callum Hudson-Odoi is reportedly nearing a nationality switch after successfully obtaining a Ghanaian passport.




Hudson-Odoi has Ghanaian parents and his father, Bismark Odoi, performed for Ghana Premier League giants Hearts of Oak in the 90s earlier than relocating to England.


There have been talks of a viable nationality switch for the Chelsea winger, who has already performed three instances for England.


Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi
Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi
Despite closing featuring for the Three Lions in 2019, a change to FIFA’s eligibility policies ability he can still swap to Ghana in late 2022.




The 21-year-old hasn’t played for England in three years and rejected a call-up after being relegated to the country’s U-21s remaining year.

The state-of-the-art development, though, is that Hudson-Odoi has acquired a Ghanaian passport and is open to swit

ching nationality to play for Ghana.


According to sports journalist Saddick Adams, the winger “was assisted to whole techniques to collect his Ghanaian passport all through his ultimate visit to the country.”

Hudson-Odoi spent some time in Ghana closing summer and took steps to fraternise with the locals and meet some key people.





In a February interview, following Chelsea’s triumph in the FIFA Club World Cup final, he addressed his global future.

Asked if he’ll be enjoying for England, alternatively than Ghana, at the 2022 World Cup, Hudson-Odoi said: “Hopefully. I don’t know. At the stop of the day, we will wait till that time comes.”



Meanwhile, GFA President Kurt Okraku stated he has already spoken to the Champions League winner in a bid to get him to play for Ghana.

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