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Nigeria U-17 Ace Ipalibo Jack Confirms Three Year Deal With La-Liga Giants Villarreal

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Former Nigeria U-17 midfielder Ipalibo Jack who has been widely compared to Ivorian midfield powerhouse Yaya Toure has confirmed his move to Spanish La-Liga side Villarreal.

Pictures of the teen dynamo in Villarreal colours was picked up by Owngoalnigeria.com online editor. A confirmation of his deal with the Spanish side that once has Nigeria forward Ikechukwu Uche on their books for three seasons.

Ipalibo a late omission from the Nigeria team to the last U-17 World Cup in Chile which Nigeria won, starred for the team in the Africa Youth Championship in Niger Republic before the World Youth Championship.

Known for his abilities to use both feet correctly, he was also a part of the Nigeria U-20 side during the start of qualifiers for their ill fated attempt to be at next year Africa U-20 Championship.

For the main time he will be with the junior team of the La-Liga side from where his performances will be monitored for promotion to the main team.

He was signed from Diamond Academy, same team that recently transferred Kelechi Nwakali to Arsenal and Samuel Chukwueze to FC Porto.