Official : Nigerian striker who idolises Arsenal record goalscorer signs Everton scholarship deal
Published: July 06, 2022
Official : Nigerian striker who idolises Arsenal record goalscorer signs Everton scholarship deal

Through their official website, English Premier League club Everton have announced their new intake of academy scholars for the 2022-2023 season, with a player of Nigerian descent part of the group.

 

Coby Ebere has put pen to paper on a two-year scholarship deal, an agreement that will keep him at the Toffees until at least June 30, 2024.

 

The promising striker has been promoted to Everton U18 squad on a fulltime basis with effect from July 1, 2022.

 

Ebere has already featured in the U18 Premier League, making four appearances combined off the bench during the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 seasons.

 

He will be coached by Everton great Leighton Baines, who holds the record for the most assists by a defender in Premier League history, setting up his teammates on fifty three occasions.

 

Everton have uploaded a video (0.59) on their official website, where Ebere revealed that his footballing idol is Arsenal's record goalscorer Thierry Henry.

 

Official : Nigerian striker who idolises Arsenal record goalscorer signs Everton scholarship deal

 

He added : "My name is Coby Ebere, I am from Manchester. I am a striker".

 

Francis Okoronkwo, also an Anglo-Nigerian attacker, represented Everton's youth teams last season after transferring from Sunderland.

 

Ifeanyi Emmanuel

 

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