Akinlabi Aiming To Become First Nigerian To Play For Real Madrid After Promotion Ahead Of New SeasonPublished: August 14, 2019
Marvin Akinlabi Park will be aiming to become the first Nigerian footballer to feature for Real Madrid's first team following his recent promotion, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.
Los Blancos have informed via their official website that Akinlabi will represent their reserve team, Real Madrid Castilla as from the 2019-2020 season.
It's a step up in the career of the attacking midfielder as he was a player of Real Madrid's U19 team last season.
The 19-year-old was an influential member of Real Madrid Juvenil A squad in the 2018-2019 campaign, starring as they won all their group matches in the UEFA Youth League and helped the team finish second in Group V of the Division de Honor and reach the semifinal of the Copa del Rey.
Real Madrid first team coach Zinedine Zidane is known to monitor the outstanding players at Real Madrid Castilla and Akinlabi will be hoping to catch his eye.
The likes of Mutiu Adepoju, Christopher Ohenhen and Derik Osede represented Real Madrid Castilla in the past but departed the club without making their first team debuts.
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