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Ojodu City FC raid: Hafiz Ibrahim nears Bodo/Glimt move, Yahaya Subair and Stowe resume tryouts with Italian club

Ojodu City FC were among the four Nigerian side that participated in the just-concluded Viareggio tournament

Two Ojodu City FC players, Yahya Olayemi Subair and Stowe Sheriff, who showcased their talents at the 2024 Viareggio Cup, have resumed tryouts with an Italian club, as reported by Soccernet.ng.

Ojodu City FC’s impressive performance in the tournament was evident, despite being edged out by Beyond Limit in the semi-final. Hafiz Ibrahim emerged as one of the top scorers, netting a total of 9 goals throughout the competition.

While Hafiz is close to sealing a move to Bodo/Glimt, his teammates Subair and Sheriff are back on the field, aiming to secure their first professional contracts with Italian Serie D club, Atletico Ascoli FC.

Should they impress during the trials, Subair and Sheriff could embark on their professional journeys, garnering further recognition along the way.

Hafiz Ibrahim’s stellar performance at the Viareggio Cup attracted interest from top European clubs such as Inter Milan, AC Milan, and Fiorentina.

However, Bodo/Glimt emerged victorious in securing his signature, highlighting the growing reputation of Ojodu City FC as a talent hotspot.

With Subair and Sheriff making strides in their respective trials, European clubs’ interest in talents from Ojodu City FC shows Nigeria’s emergence as a hotbed for footballing talent.