July 20, 2024

Transfer: Nigerian youngster moves to Bundesliga 2 club, FC Cologne

Bundesliga 2 club, FC Cologne have announced the signing of Chilohem Onuoha, DAILY POST reports.

The Nigerian-born midfielder joined Cologne from RB Leipzig’s youth team.

The 19-year-old will, however, spend the 2024/25 season on loan at third division club, SC Verl.

Onuoha revealed the reason behind his decision to join Cologne.

“I chose Cologne because I felt a lot of trust in the discussions. I also have the opportunity to develop myself here,” he told the club’s official website.

“I have friends in Cologne who have been following the club for a long time and who have told me a lot about the club. I really want to be able to play in the RheinEnergieSTADION one day and will work hard to achieve this goal.

“In order to achieve this, it is a good step to play for SC Verl in the 3rd division in my first year of senior football.”

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