FOOTBALL: Ex-Oxford City youngster happy with Scotland choice

Ikechi Anya

Ikechi Anya

First published in Sport

FORMER Oxford City player Ikechi Anya says he has no regrets about choosing to play for Scotland even though he could have been preparing for a World Cup with Nigeria, who the Tartan Army face tonight (8pm).

The Glasgow-born Anya has a Nigerian father and a Romanian mother, but opted for his country of birth, earning his first cap in September.

Watford winger Anya, who played 12 Southern League games for City in 2007, said: “My love of football developed when I was in Scotland.”

* The Scottish FA have been contacted by the National Crime Agency regarding a match-fixing threat surrounding tonight’s game.

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