The form of former Nigeria U17 midfielder Kingsley Dogo Michael has earned him praises from the coach of the Primavera team of Italian Serie A side Bologna.
Speaking after watching the 18 year old bag an assist and a goal for the Primavera in their 3-3 draw against Udinese, coach Emanuele Troise said Michael has grown way quicker than they expected.
” We never doubted him when he came to train with us before he turned 18 but the speed at which he has settled down has surprised most of us. He is progressing nicely “, the coach said.
Already the Nigerian has made the bench of the first team in two Serie A games this season, and it is believed that he will get a chance to impress coaches of the first team during pre season training ahead of the start of next season.
A member of the all conquering Nigerian U17 team of 2016, he has so far played in 23 Primavera games with two goals and two assists to his name in his debut season at the club.
He is expected to be named in the list of foreign based players of the Nigerian U20 team for their upcoming African Youth Championship Qualifiers against Guinea Bissau next month.