Oludare Olufenwa signs new two-year contrat with Southampton
Football

Oludare Olufenwa signs new two-year contrat with Southampton

Oludare Olufenwa has signed a new two-year contract with Southampton to remain at the ST Mary until June 2022.

The English born of Nigerian heritage who has been described as comfortable with the ball and could deal with anyone in 1v1 sitaution signed an extension on Tuesday.

The club in statement said he got the new deal because he was more than deserving and that the deal would further give room to grow.

According to Dave Osman who is Southampton U-23 head coach said: “He had a frustrating start to the season being injured.

“But he is an athletic defender who has shown an ability to deal with 1v1 situations as well as being comfortable on the ball.

MISSED THIS?  WATCH: Tsarsko Selo owner Stoyne Manolov storms pitch, changes black penalty taker Yusupha Yaffa, gets relegated, folds team

“He has demonstrated good leadership abilities on and off the field and we are delighted he has extended his stay at the club.”

The academy directore Matt Hall also had his say on him: “Dare has shown real promise in his first year as a young professional.

“Giving him a two-year commitment provides him with time to develop further in our environment. He is someone who is really young within his age group and patience could be key to his development.

“He has been with the football club since an early age and we believe he has a great opportunity to showcase his ability in the next couple of years.”

MISSED THIS?  WATCH: Tsarsko Selo owner Stoyne Manolov storms pitch, changes black penalty taker Yusupha Yaffa, gets relegated, folds team

Oludare Olufenwa, 18, a defender, who is eligible to play for Nigeria has had training sessions with the Southampton senior team.

Photo credit: Southampton

Tope Adefala

Tope Adefala is an experienced sports writer, editor, and web designer. A former editor at Sportlineng.com. Talks sports with a great bias for Basketball, Tennis, Field Hockey and Football. Presently the media officer of Nigeria Hockey Federation. I have been in the business of Sports communication and marketing for more than 10 years. Not forgetting that I won West African University Games, Nigeria University Games gold medals. You can find me on Twitter @1topham.

Related Articles

What do you think?

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Back to top button
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x