Charlton set to snap top Nigerian prospect Olarenwaju Kayode

Top Nigerian prospect Olarenwaju Kayode is currently trialling with Championship side Charlton Athletic.

Top Nigerian prospect Olarenwaju Kayode is currently trialling with Championship side Charlton Athletic.

After impressing in test games, the 19-year-old forward is set to be offered a contract by the Addicks.

The deal was brokered by Jairo Pachon, who is the official match agent of the Nigeria Federation, and influential sports lawyer Akinyemi Olubusola.

''So far, Kayode has impressed in the test games played and scored a hat- trick for Charlton reserves in one of the trial games. The coach Chris Powell is amazed with the qualities he has shown in training. We are hopeful he will be offered a contract as he is loved by the coaches, players and the supporters. The only impediment we are likely to face is for the player to be issued a work permit by the Home Office,'' Akinyemi Olubusola told allnigeriasoccer.com.

Olarenwaju Kayode is regarded by many in Nigeria as one of the country's top talents, starring in last year's U20 World Cup in Colombia.

- thanks to allnigeriasoccer.com

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