UK based FA Soccer Intermediary Manager , Mr Igeola Hassan Nojeem has expressed his commitment to bring more Nigerian grassroots players to sign for European clubs.
Igeola Hassan Nojeem said this after he secured Europe visa to five Nigerian grassroots players who arrived Lithuania yesterday.
The five players are Biliaminu Nurudeen Abiola, Agunwa Nnamdi Gideon, Abdul -Rasheed Kehinde Ayinde, Abimbola Idowu and Samuel Ogba Francis.
Igeola Hassan Nojeem who is the CEO of OHN Consultancy Limited, United Kingdom said he was in Lithuania more than three times to show the video clips of the five players to the management of DAINAVA DFK of Lithuania late last year and they were impressed with performance of Nigerian players.
“After Watching the clip of these players they were impressed and satisfied with what they saw. Presently they have granted them one year contract and they are now in Lithuania,” he said.
The Mushin born soccer intermediary manager said he is the first ever soccer manager to secured five professional contracts in this industry,
According to him, Nigerian grassroots players are gifted and they are ready to give their best when it is mattered most. He said when he watched these five players on video clip; he was convinced that they would be invited to Lithuanian club.
“ Let me use this medium to congratulate these players for this offer to play in Lithuania league. People may say there is no much in Lithuanian league but I think it is beginning of their professional football career. I wish them best of luck in their professional career,” he said.