The young Manchester United who has been generally said to be a Nigerian has no Nigerian heritage.
Memgi 18, was said to be born in Nigeria by media outlets including us after the info was including in his Wikipedia that he was a ‘Nigerian-born’.
In fact, he has an Angolan heritage and was born in England.
“Mengi doesn’t have Nigerian roots and he wasn’t born in Nigeria. There’s a confusion somewhere because I saw the story in the British press that started the whole confusion “, his representative told Owngoal Nigeria.
“He has Angolan roots but not Nigerian .
“He plays for England at youth level as well and those are the two countries he can represent at international level. When the time is right he will decide on his senior career for now its England all the way”, he concluded .