OFFICIAL: Bayern Munich Nigerian Teen Sensation Joins Augsburg


Dream Team VI invitee Chima Okoroji has left German Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich for fellow Bundesliga side Augsburg.

Okoroji was among the list of 47 players called up by coach Samson Siasia at the start of camping by the Nigeria U-23s but club commitments prevented the 19 year old from honouring the invitation.


He rose through the ranks at Bayern Munich and became a regular with U-17s and 19s of the Bundesliga giants but failed to make the first team despite been tipped to make his bow two seasons ago.

The left full back who can also operate as a winger joined Augsburg on a year deal till the summer of 2017 and will team up with the youth team of the Bundesliga team from where his performances could earn him a first team debut.

Born in England to a Nigerian father, he is eligible to represent both nations but he is yet to be called up at any level by both countries.