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Suddenly it's raining Nigerians in Stoke as Potters sign three more to join Mikel

Suddenly It's Raining Nigerians In Stoke As Potters Sign Three More To Join Mikel



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Stoke City have signed their  fourth Nigerian during this transfer window and are giddy over the accomplishment.

According to a statement on the club's website, Ifeanyi Udanoh will now hopefully play in the central defence when ready.  Right now he will start for the U18's and alongside him will be  multipurpose defender David Okagbue. while midfielder Gabriel Adebambo, who are all products of the Irish football league, will play for the U23 team.


The other Nigerian arrival Mikel Obi, as we know is already marshalling the midfield for the A-team.

Often referred to as  the new  Virgil van Dijk, the Potter's acquisition is quite a surprise as Tottenham Hotspur had been wooing
Udanoh after Coach Mourinho scouted him and gave the burly defender the thumbs up. They were clearly thought to have the advantage.

 

 Not so.



On Udanoh, Stoke City wrote :


 "Centre back from London/Nigeria. Came to the club on a trial in January before he, unfortunately, sustained an injury just after.

"Still getting back to full fitness following lockdown but an aggressive centre back who likes physical challenges."

 The Potters also confirmed that Udanoh will be rested for their first three games in the U18 Premier League in the 2020-2021 campaign.

To him,  and the other Naija's we say congratulations and wish them  all the best.


Photos > Courtesy Stoke FC, Kicker and Twitter



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