Highly rated 15 year old American-Nigerian sensation Lateef Omidiji Jr has joined Dutch giants Feyenoord, according to his post on his official social media handle.
Omidiji Jr who according to some reports has agreed to join Arsenal later this summer, announced he will be defending the colours of Feyenoord U -15s next season bringing to an end speculations about his future.
“Just wanted to announce that I just officially signed for Feyenoord football club today.” Lateef said
“ I will be playing with the Feyenoord U-15’s next season.”
“I want to thank everybody at the club for the faith they have shown me and I look forward to growing at the club and developing to my full potential.”
“I would also like to thank the other clubs that made approaches and offers to sign me- some of the top clubs in the Netherlands and also some of the top clubs across Europe.”
“Showing faith in a boy that started at Rainbow youth soccer league in Las Vegas, playing on Desert Inn and Durango to have some of the top clubs in Europe asking about my availability has been humbling. “ Omidiji Jr wrote.
However his international future is far from over with Nigeria, USA and the Netherlands all in for him, although he has represented only America at U-15 level. He has severally voiced his wish to play for Nigeria in the future.