Former Golden Eaglets Star Signs For Leicester City
Former Premier League champions, Leicester City have again proved that they have a knack for Nigerian players.
The latest addition to the Leicester City Nigerian family is ex-Golden Eaglets winger Habib Makanjuola who has signed a four-year deal with the Foxes.
His agent, Nureni Makanjuola announced the signing.
Makanjuola, 18, joins the Foxes from Water FC in Nigeria after previous spells with Chelsea’s U-16s and Birmingham’s U-17s.
The Nigerian youngster will join up with Leicester City’s U-23 team for the coming season after impressing on trials at the club.
An excited Makanjuola, who was part of the Nigerian Golden Eaglets squad that won the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup in United Arab Emirates, added that he hoped to cement a place in the first team squad of the club.
“I’m happy joining the club. My trials went well and my dream is to play regularly for the club,” Makanjuola revealed.
Makanjuola becomes the fifth Nigerian player to play for Leicester after Yakubu Aiyegbeni, Ahmed Musa, Wilfred Ndidi and Iheanacho.?
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