Lille sign Nigerian youngster Adeshina Ibrahim

Published on: 05 July 2024

French club, Lille have agreed a deal to sign Nigerian youngster Adeshina Ibrahim Ayodele from Beyond Limits Academy in Nigeria, reports.

Ayodele, a key player for Beyond Limits Academy, helped the team gain promotion to the Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL) for next season through their success in the Nigeria National League (NNL) play-offs.

He also played a crucial role in the team's historic victory in the Viareggio Cup in Italy, scoring five goals and providing one assist to help Beyond Limits Academy become the first African team to win the tournament.

The signing was confirmed by transfer guru Fabrizio Romano, who reported that Lille outbid Belgian club Anderlecht and a Dutch club to secure the player's services.


By Olujimi Dare Ogun