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7 FACTS You Didnt Know About Leicester City New Signing Wilfred Ndidi by soccerblitz: 5:05pm On Dec 23, 2016
His full name is Onyinye Wilfred Ndidi, a former player of Nath Boys, a lagos-based club owned by Yemi Idowu, a Nigerian Philantropist and Entrepreneur.

He has made 6 appearance for the Super Eagles of Nigeria after making his debut against DR Congo on October 8th 2015. His most recent cap was coming on as a substitute for team captain John Obi Mikel in Nigeria's world cup qualifying game versus Algeria in November.

Wilfred Ndidi is versatile, he can play anywhere in the midfield and can also play as a Central defender, he has been tipped by football pundits as a perfect replacement for Ngolo Kante who left Leicester to join Chelsea last summer.

Wilfred Ndidi represented Nigeria at the 2015 U20 world cup featuring alongside the likes of Kelechi Ihenacho, Isaac Success, Taiwo Awoniyi, he made a total of 7 apperances for Nigeria's youth side.

Wilfred Ndidi never played in Nigeria's elite league, the Nigerian Professional Football league. At Nath boys, He went on to belgium where he passed trial to be offered a professional contract at Genk. The young Ndidi when he was 18 had earlier had a trial at another Belgian side Racing Genk but failed to seal a deal in late 2014.

Wilfred Ndidi was named in the Europa league group team team as he started all games and he alone shared that role with Manchester United's expensive midfielder Paul Pogba. He scored two goals in the 6 games played and was man of the match twice. Ndidi also made the most interceptions and won more tackles than any other player in the Europa League group phase.

Ndidi made 30 league starts in his first season at Gent and was named third best young player in the Belgian league for the 2015/2016 season. He scored a fantastic goal against Brugge in the Belgian league playoff which was later awarded the goal of the season.

Source: http://soccerblitz.net/2016/12/23/7-facts-you-didnt-know-about-leicester-city-new-signing-wilfred-ndidi

Re: 7 FACTS You Didnt Know About Leicester City New Signing Wilfred Ndidi by ufuosman(m): 2:20pm On Dec 24, 2016
Welcome to England, wish ndidi all the best

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