Meet Super Eagles New Boy, Kingsley Ehizibue
March. 05, 2020
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr on Wednesday named his squad for this month ‘s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double-header against Sierra Leone, reports Completesports.com.
Prominent on the list is Germany-based Kingsley Ehizibue.
The right-back who plays for Bundesliga club FC Cologne was born in Germany to Nigerian parents, but moved to Netherlands at two years of age, growing up in Zwolle.
The 24-year-old, who can also play as a right midfielder, started playing football at local amateur outfit CSV’28.
The defender made his professional debut for PEC Zwolle in October, 2014 in a Dutch Cup game against HHC Hardenberg and made his Eredivisie debut two months later against Willem 11.
He linked up with FC Cologne last summer, penning on a four-year contract.
Ehizibue, who has featured once for the Dutch U20 side, has scored one goal in 21 league appearances for Cologne this season.
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