Recently turned 18 year old Nigerian forward Etiosa Ighodaro has emerged as a target for several top teams in Europe after his goal scoring feat at the prestigious Viareggio Youth Championship.
The Abuja Football Academy forward first made his mark at Viareggio last year in Egypt when he scored six goals, a tally he improved on this year with 8 goals at same tournament.
His consistency at the tournament in two different edition has sparked interest in his services from teams in Italy, Holland and Belgium with his representatives also considering a proposal from a top team in Russia.
Strong, quick and skillful the manner which he scored the goals he netted at Viareggio earned him the nickname ‘Killer’ among scouts who were at the prestigious youth tournament in Italy.
He is the younger brother to former Enugu Rangers forward Osaguona Ighodaro of Qatari side Umm Salal and at a time he played in Morocco for Raja Casablanca before moving to Belgium, where he represented KV Mechelen and Westerlo.