North Cyprus News | Online News for North Cyprus

Turkish Cypriot to play football for England squad

Turkish Cypriot to play football for England squad

November 09
14:10 2012

31 year old Leon Osman has been picked by Roy Hodgson, the English team manager to join the national squad. The midfielder should be playing in the friendly against Sweden on Wednesday 14 th November.

The talented footballer was born in Manchester to a Turkish Cypriot father and an English mother. He has been with Everton apart from a few spells of being loaned out to other clubs. At 31, Osman has earned rave reviews from his manager David Moyes and other professional footballers and is widely regarded as the best uncapped Englishman in the Premier League.

As well as England, his country of birth, Osman is eligible to play for Turkey or Cyprus.

 

Local Weather

Kyrenia, Cyprus
11°
13°
Wed
12°
Thu
12°
Fri
15°
Sat
Weather from OpenWeatherMap

Lira Exchange Rates

USD
USD
3.8167
EUR
EUR
4.6731
GBP
GBP
5.3113

Upcoming Events

  1. Whirling Dervish

    January 23
  2. Whirling Dervish

    January 24
  3. North Nicosia Walking Tour

    January 24
  4. Kyrenia Market

    January 24