Kanu Backs Awoniyi’s Liverpool Move

Kanu Backs Awoniyi’s Liverpool Move

By James Agberebi:

Former Nigeria international, Nwankwo Kanu, has congratulated Taiwo Awoniyi after the Flying Eagles star signed for Liverpool on Monday.

Liverpool who beat off competition from Porto and Monaco for the signature of Awoniyi, immediately sent him on loan to Bundesliga 2 side, FSV Frankfurt.

Reacting to the move, Kanu expressed happiness for the junior international signing for the Premier League giants.

Kanu wrote on his Twitter handle: “Watch out for this name Awoniyi. I am happy for you and well done. Congrats for signing with Liverpool, God is with you.”

Awoniyi was a member of the Flying Eagles squad that won the African U-20 Cup of Nations in Senegal and also part of the team at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand.

He was also in coach Samson Siasia team that qualified for both the All Africa Games in Brazzaville and the Africa U-23 Cup of Nations in Senegal.