Nigerian rising football star Samuel Chukweze becomes the 6th footballer to join Jay z`s sports agency, the 20 year old who plays for Villareal, made his debut for the National team at the just ended African cup of nations in Egypt.
He became the youngest player to score a goal at the tournament after scoring his side’s first goal in their 2-1 win over South Africa at the quarterfinal stage. Chukwueze joined the Yellow Submarine youth team from Diamond Academy in 2017, and barely one year after, he was promoted to the team’s senior team.
Chukwueze joins Machester United `s Eric Baily as the only Africans on the sports agency roster.
Officially annoucing on the partnership on their instagram page, this is what they posted.
Chukwueze, who’s been described by UEFA as a “precocious winger with UEFA Europa League experience”, was recently named one of the 50 footballers to watch in the upcoming 2019/2020 season. The footballer took to social media to express how excited he was about the deal and promised that even bigger things were still on the way.