Norwich City youngster, Jamal Lewis, has today been called up to represent Northern Ireland during the upcoming international break.
Lewis has made 13 appearances for the Canaries in the Sky Bet Championship this season, after being thrown in at the deep end by City boss Daniel Farke.
The full-back has never previously been called up by the senior team has made three appearances for the U18’s as well as a single appearance for the U21’s.
Lewis has impressed for the Canaries so far this season with his goal in the FA Cup 3rd round replay against current Premier League champions Chelsea thrusting the 20 year old into the limelight.
Speaking in his press conference this afternoon, City boss Farke praised his young defender for his recent call-up on the international front:
“It’s brilliant news for him and well-deserved.
“He’s a brilliant lad. I’m really happy for him. He’s totally happy and it’s great for him.”
Lewis and his international teammates will face South Korea at Windsor Park on the 24th of March