Bundesliga outfit, Wolfsburg have successfully secured the services of talented Nigeria international teenage striker Victor Osimhen on a three-and-half-year deal from Lagos-based football Academy Ultimate Strikers upon the striker turning 18 on December 29.
The visibly delighted Osimhen is quoted as saying:
“I want to thank the coach and the club management for this opportunity and the faith in me”.Wolfsburg is the right place to start my career. Now it is up to me to give something back. I have to work hard and learn.”
Team Manager Valerien Ismael also commented on the signing of one of Africa’s most gifted future star
“At the age of 18 Victor already has a large presence in our attack. He is good going forward and for his size very fast.
“However, he has to improve his physical strength and get used to playing in Germany. We want to help him take this step.”
Victor Osimhen, the undoubted star at the 2015 under-17 World Cup ,scored 10 goals to help Nigeria to the title.He was part of the triumphant Nigeria team at the Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations hosted by Senegal in November 2015, with the victory sealing qualification for the Rio Olympics 2016.
Congratulations to you Victor, many more successful years ahead!
Victor Osimhen Seals Wolfsburg Move