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17-Year-Old Nigerian Midfielder On Target For AC Milan In Friendly Match Win

17-Year-Old Nigerian Midfielder On Target For AC Milan In Friendly Match Win

Nigerian defensive midfielder Victor Eletu scored the winner, as AC Milan defeated Serie D side Lumezzane 3-2 in a friendly game on Thursday, Completesports.com reports.

Eletu recently signed his first-ever professional contract with Serie A champions, AC Milan.

The 17-year-old penned a three-year contract with the former European champions worth €1m including bonuses.

Eletu, who came on in the 67th minute, scored the winning goal with 12 minutes left to play.

Eletu celebrates with a Milan teammate after scoring the winning goal

Other players who featured for Milan in the win are Fikayo Tomori and former Liverpool striker Divock Origi.

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The friendly is part of Milan’s preparation ahead of resumption of the second half of the league, which went on break due to the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

Meanwhile, Eletu will travel with his Milan teammates to the United Arab Emirates where they will feature in the Dubai Super Cup.

The Serie A giants will face Premier League heavyweights Arsenal on Tuesday, 13 December and Liverpool on Friday, 16 December in their Dubai tour.

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  • Ignatius Abo 1 year ago

    Victor Eletu. You are destined for greatness. Soon you will take over from that Ndidi that has failed to improve.
    Heaven bless Eletu and all deserving upcoming Super Eagles players.

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