Oladoye Adewale: Football agents headhunt Nigeria's ‘Patrick Viera’

Oladoye Adewale: Football agents headhunt Nigeria’s ‘Patrick Viera’

News filtering from the Flying Eagles Hotel De Lamitie, in Cotonou, Benin Republic have it that agents of many top European clubs are jostling to have an audience of Nigeria U20 midfielder, Oladoye Adewale.

According to the source in the Nigeria U20 team’s camp, the agents flooded the hotel after watching him in the group B opener of the U20 WAFU Zone B tournament against Cote d’Ivoire on Sunday.

The Junior Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire in the 90th minute scored the equaliser to force Nigeria to a 1-1 draw at the Stade de Gualle.

The lanky defensive midfielder’s great talent was noticed by many following his sensational performance in the match which attracted the representatives of many foreign clubs who have since then been calling  his parent club, Water FC, Abuja over his signature.

‘The Nigeria Viera’ as his fondly called showed class in the group opener as he remained the link for Flying Eagles when forming an attack, his deadly attacking moves, with strength in marking out opposition, truncating their attacking plans, supplying of accurate short and long passes to his team mates won him the Man of The Match award.

With a draw against Ivory Coast on Sunday, the two-time World Cup finalist will need a win against Ghana’s U20 men team to stand a chance of progressing to the semifinal.

Flying Eagles of Nigeria will face Ghana on Wednesday at 4pm (Nigerian time) at the Stade de Gualle, Port Novo.


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