Flying Eagles star Ndidi joins Genk

Flying Eagles star Ndidi joins Genk
Ndidi will join Flying Eagles in Germany

by Staff Reporter

Thursday Jan 15, 2015. 22:38

Nigeria youth international Wilfred Ndidi has joined Belgian club KRC Genk on a two and a half year deal, the club have announced.

Ndidi was also most sought after by Portuguese club Sporting Braga.

The highly-rated central defender who played for Nath Boys FC Lagos featured for Nigeria U20 team at FIFA U20 World Championship in Turkey in year 2013.

He was at Genk in January 2014 where he impressed the team officials but could not pen a deal due to the fact that he then not yet 18.

He arrived Belgium on Tuesday and underwent a medical test after which he signed a deal Thursday afternoon a two and a half year deal with an option for two additional seasons, according to the club.

He has been assigned jersey number 25 by Genk.

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