Former Golden Eaglets striker Stanley Iheanacho will start with the U19s after he signed a five-year contract today with top Danish club FC Midtjylland.
Iheanacho, 18, featured at the 2021 U17 AFCON qualifying tournament in Togo.
Iheanacho said he is delighted to sign for FCM.
“I’m really happy, and it’s something I’ve been waiting for for a long time. It has been a hard fight to get here, so to be standing here now means a lot to me,” he said.
FCM sports director praised the new signing.
“We are dealing with a player who has a nice physical package,” remarked deputy sports director Ove Pedersen.
“He possesses extreme top speed and has scored many goals.”