Michael Olise could be set to play a part at the 2023 AFCON in Ivory Coast but not with the Super Eagles of Nigeria
Super Eagles have been dealt a huge blow in their attempts to lure Crystal Palace winger Michael Olise to play for the Nigerian national team after it was reported that the forward is interested in playing for another African country.
Olise set to decide international future
Olise had been linked with a senior international career with France after representing Les Bleus at Under-18 and Under-21 levels, but a new report indicates that the winger might be growing impatient with the lack of opportunities with the World Cup finalists.
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Chelsea were expected to continue their spending spree with the addition of Michael Olise after personal terms were agreed but he will now stay at Crystal Palace.
The Crystal Palace man has not been called up for the senior French national team, despite a number of impressive performances in the Premier League with the Eagles, with players like Ousmane Dembele, Kingsley Coman, Antoine Griezmann, Marcus Thuram, and Christopher Nkunku all being favoured over him.
Olise looking to play at 2023 AFCON
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With the 2023 AFCON quickly approaching, Algeria is gathering stars like former Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez and new converts from France, Houssem Aouar and Amine Gouiri, to play for the Dessert Warriors in Ivory Coast.
Olise could fit well into the current group of stars and would be a superb addition to the squad ahead of the 2023 AFCON in Ivory Coast coming up in January.
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