New York Red Bulls excited by Nigerian Ogunbiyi prospects

New York Red Bulls are pleased with their capture of Santa Clara centerback Babajide Ogunbiyi.

New York Red Bulls are pleased with their capture of Santa Clara centerback Babajide Ogunbiyi.

"He's not going to need any time in the weight room,'' sporting director Jeff Agoos quipped with the New York Post. "If we can develop him tactically and technically, we think he can be a very good player, one of the best defenders in this league. But we know it's going to take time; he's a converted forward. But he's a quick learner.

"He's been part of the Nigeria Under-23 team. There's a lot of upside to him. We've just got to play him and hope he develops.''

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