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Barcelona Keeping Tab On Nigerian Starlet

Lateef Omidiji jr
Posted: May 9, 2016 at 3:00 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Highly rated Nigerian starlet, Lateef Omidiji Jr. is being monitored by football scouts around Europe and FC Barcelona isn’t left out, it has been gathered. Omidiji Jr. currently plays for the U-14 team of the Netherlands second division side, Dordrecht FC. According to Lateef Omidiji Snr, the 12-year-old’s father, numerous scouts have shown interest in the boy and are watching him closely for when he comes of age. “A lot of club scouts have been showing interest in Lateef,” Omidiji Snr. told “I spoke with an F.C Barcelona scout this morning, and he said they are interested in my son.” ?The lad is well known in Academy football around the Schengen area for his speed, technical skills and finishing prowess. Apart from club sides, the USA and Nigeria have shown interest in the young striker, being an American by birth and Nigerian by descent. However, according to Omidiji Jr’s father, the US Soccer has been more active in trying to get the youngster than Nigeria.