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Spurs Hands New Deals To Nigeria Trio

Tottenham Hotspur Hands New Deals To Nigeria Trio

By SL10 - Jul 13, 2014 06:00 PM
English Premier League side, Tottenham Hotspur, have extended deals for three Anglo-Nigerians from their Academy.
The trio of Nathan Oduwa, Daniel Akindayini and Emmanuel Sonupe were among the nine players offered new deal by the team's hierarchy.
As members of the Under-18 side last season, the team won the Southern Section of the Barclays U18 Premier League before losing to Everton in the play-offs at Goodison Park.
At the moment big things are expected of Daniel Akindayini who was top scorer last season for the Under-18.
However, Nathan Oduwa is the only one among the trio who has express his desire to play for the Nigeria senior National team after representing England at Under-17 level.
The Powerful attacking player was born and raised in central London and made six appearances for the Under-18s, scoring in his first three matches against West Brom, Stoke City and West Ham United, while he also netted in the NextGen Series against Sporting Lisbon.
Emmanuel Sonupe born to Nigerian parents in London is a midfielder who likes to operate down the flanks and is equally at home on either side of the midfield.
He made five starts and four substitute appearances for the Under-18s last term, his debut coming against West Ham United in January. He’ll be looking to push on and figure more prominently in 2013-14.



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