EXCLUSIVE: Ajax Amsterdam invite Nigeria star-in-waiting Toni Payne for trials

EXCLUSIVE: Ajax Amsterdam invite Nigeria star-in-waiting Toni Payne for trials
Toni Payne goes for goal

by Samm Audu

Tuesday Jan 17, 2017. 13:38

AfricanFootball.com can exclusively reveal that US star Tony Payne, who wishes to soon feature for Nigeria’s Super Falcons, has been invited to try out with Dutch club Ajax Amsterdam.

Payne, whose parents are Nigerian, is due in Amsterdam on trials from January 21 to 31.

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“We will be delighted to have you in trials at Ajax Amsterdam,” wrote Marleen Molenaar, who is in charge of the women’s section of Ajax Amsterdam.

Ajax Amsterdam Women were Dutch cup winners in 2014.

The sensational Payne has already been drafted to National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL)club FC Kansas City.

However, she could opt out of this transfer if she were successful at the Ajax trials.

The political science major from Duke University in North Carolina has been on awesome form leading to her been picked number 13 in last week’s NWSL draft.

Her technique, blistering pace and eye for goals have stood her out among her peers.

She exclusively told AfricanFootball.com she wishes to change her international allegiance to Nigeria after she represented USA at the U17 and U23 levels.



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