Wilfried Zaha chooses Cote d’Ivoire over England

Zaha - To play for the Elephants

Zaha – To play for the Elephants

CRYSTAL Palace winger Wilfried Zaha has decided to switch his international allegiance to Cote d’Ivoire from England.
The 24-year-old was able to make the switch to Cote d’Ivoire as his two England caps came in friendlies, against Sweden in 2012 and Scotland, the following year.
“The Ivorian-English attacking midfielder Wilfried Zaha has chosen to play for the Elephants, under the colours of Cote d’Ivoire, his country of origin,” the Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) said in a statement.
“In the presence of his father, of Augustin Sidy Diallo (president of the FIF) and Michel Dussuyer (Elephants coach), he signed at the bottom of the demand to change his sporting nationality addressed to FIFA.” – AFP

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