England National Teams Wrap: Uwakwe, Edun Debut, Solanke Features, Alli Assists, Tomori Bench

Published: September 03, 2017
England National Teams Wrap: Uwakwe, Edun Debut, Solanke Features, Alli Assists, Tomori Bench Catch up on the performances of players of Nigerian descent for the English national teams in recent matches.

Chelsea midfielder Tariq Uwakwe made his debut for England U19 team in their 7-1 rout of Poland at St. George's Park, Burton on September 1. He came off the bench in the 60th minute.

Hat-tricks from George Hirst and Edward Nketiah, and Elliot Embleton's strike secured a comprehensive win for the Young Lions.

England U20s kicked off the new campaign with a 3-0 rout of the Netherlands at New Bucks Head Stadium, AFC Telford.

Fulham midfielder Tayo Edun was handed a debut by manager Keith Downing, and was in action for 70 minutes.

Edwards (27 min), Mavididi (70 min) and Johnson (75 min) registered their names on the score-sheet for England U20s.

Tottenham Hotspur loanee Josh Onomah and Everton's Ademola Lookman played the full 90 minutes as England U21s were held to a 1-1 draw by the Netherlands at Stadion de Vijverberg, Doetinchem, and they were joined in the starting line-up by Liverpool striker Dominic Solanke.

Solanke subbed out in the 71st minute, Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham hopped off the bench with 13 minutes remaining and teammate Fikayo Tomori watched proceedings from the bench.

In the European U21 Championship qualifier, England took the lead through Calvert-Lewin after 20 minutes, but the home side restored parity through Bart Ramselaar going into the break.

England U18s were held to a goalless draw by Brazil at Montgomery Waters Meadow, Shrewsbury Town FC in an international friendly ahead of next month's Fifa U17 World Cup.

Tottenham Hotspur defender Timothy Eyoma put in a full shift for England U18s.

Tottenham Hotspur star Dele Alli provided the assist for the opening goal scored by England in their 4-0 hammering of Malta in a World Cup qualifier staged at National Stadium, Ta' Qali.

The Three Lions number ten was replaced by Leicester City's Jamie Vardy in the 70th minute.

Harry Kane (2), Ryan Bertrand and Danny Welbeck were on target for England

Igho Kingsley

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