Gent Part Ways With Nigeria U23 Forward Despite Leading Them To U21 Cup Glory With 14 Goals

Gent Part Ways With Nigeria U23 Forward Despite Leading Them To U21 Cup Glory With 14 Goals

Belgium top division side Gent have passed on the option of handing Nigeria U23 forward Goodluck Igbokwe a new deal with his present deal set to expire in the summer, OwnGoalNigeria.com can exclusively reveal.

The 20 year old was signed on a two years deal in the summer of 2021 form Right To Win FC and immediately sent to the U23s for development before possibly making the step up to the main team.

He made the step up to the U21 this season and played a role in helping them lift the U21 Cup in Belgium scoring two goals in the process. In the 1ste Nationale which is the third division in Belgium, where youth of top division sides play he found the back of the net 12 times in 31 games.

His fine form was however not good enough in the eyes of the club to hand him fresh terms and he is now set to leave the club on a free transfer when his current deal expires on the 30th of June. He was a member of the U23 team of Salisu Yusuf who failed to make it to the U23 AFCON by losing to Guinea.

Daniel Martins

Full Story: https://www.owngoalnigeria.com/2023/05/26/gent-part-ways-with-nigeria-u23-forward-despite-leading-them-to-u21-cup-glory-with-14-goals/
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