Exclusive – Enyimba Confirms Transfer Talks With Club Brugge For Captain Of Nigeria U20 Ikouwem Udoh

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Owngoalnigeria.com has exclusively gathered from Enyimba FC of Aba that their left full back Ikouwem Udoh who is the captain of the Nigeria national Under-20 team is studying an offer from Belgium side Club Brugge.

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Udoh made his first team bow for Enyimba last season and the 19 year old moved a step higher when he made the Nigerian team to the African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco, and proved himself.

He started the tournament as second choice left back with coach Salisu Yusuf preferring Daniel James to him but he seized his chance when injury ruled James out of the remaining games of the tournament, where Nigeria finished as runners up.

Presently the captain of the Nigeria U20 team who are through to the next African Youth Championship, a club source at Enyimba revealed that they are studying a contract proposal from Club Brugge.

” It’s a five year deal which we feel is good for the boy and his career growth, and even though some other clubs have contacted us over him. Club Brugge are the only club with a formal bid for him”, he told Owngoalnigeria.com.

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” We are satisfied with what they are offering in terms of transfer fee but his wages is a concern to us as a team. We have to make sure his interest is also protected. Talks are progressing nicely anyway”, he concluded.

Osas Mahawi