EXCLUSIVE: Flying Eagles Defender Undergoes Medical With Italian Side


The possible transfer of Nigeria Under-20s defender Samuel Opeh to Italian Serie B side Perugia, is close to completion after having his medicals with the team yesterday.


Opeh, will also join the first team in training according to reports gathered by owngoalnigeria.com after just two days of trails with the Primavera side of the Serie B team.

An unused defender throughout Nigeria’s failed attempt to be at next year Africa Youth Championship, the 18 year old who plays for fast rising Nigeria football academy, Ace Academy was also a last minute omission from the U-17 team that won the 2015 World Cup in Chile.

Strong and very good in the air, his impending transfer will increase the number of players that have left Ace Academy to pursue their career abroad, and more could join him as Team Manager Muritala Mohammed is presently in Europe meeting with some club president.

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