Official : Russian Premier League Club Allowed To Sign Two Nigerian Teenagers Outside Registration PeriodPublished: October 02, 2019
Russian Premier League club PFC Sochi have snapped up two Nigerian players, a month after the close of the summer transfer window in Russia.
The Russian Football Union (RFU) reported on its website that Sochi are allowed to claim players Philip Orite Ipole and Muhammad Yusuf outside of the registration period.
The two Nigerian teenagers are in contention to make their debuts for PFC Sochi in their next Premier League match against Krylya Sovetov on Saturday, October 5.
The game which is one of the game week twelve fixtures in the RPL will take place at the Olimpiyskiy Stadion Fisht (Sochi).
Yusuf is a 19-year-old midfielder while Ipole is 18 years and also a midfielder.
After 11 rounds in the Russian top-flight, PFC Sochi occupy the 10th position with 12 points.
Olabiran Muyiwa, Mohammed Usman (both Tambov), Brian Idowu ( Lokomotiv Moscow) and Sylvester Igboun (Dinamo Moscow) also represent Russian Premier League clubs.
Photo Credit : pfcsochi.ru
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