Shrewsbury confirm former Rangers & Chelsea trialist Halim Bakre has signed scholarship dealPublished: July 13, 2022
Through their official website, EFL League One club Shrewsbury Town have announced their U18 squad ahead of the 2022-2023 season.
Allnigeriasoccer.com exclusively reported four months ago that Anglo-Nigerian striker Halim Bakre signed a scholarship deal with The Shrews, with effect from July 1, 2022, following a successful trial.
Shrewsbury Town have now confirmed that Bakre is in the first year of his scholarship with the club and is part of their U18 squad for the forthcoming season.
Allnigeriasoccer.com also reported that a plethora of clubs were interested in the services of the promising attacker before he agreed terms with Shrewsbury Town, having undergone trials with Chelsea, Glasgow Rangers, Aston Villa and Middlesbrough.
"Bakre is a highly sought-after forward who is in the first year of his scholarship at Shrewsbury Town," Shrewsbury Town wrote on Bakre.
Halim Bakre is the twin brother of Hazeem Bakre, who is a first year scholar at Huddersfield Town.
He has joined the Shrewsbury Town academy from grassroots club with centers in London, Manchester and Birmingham, Pulse Academy.
Shrewsbury Town U18 side will be competing in the Youth Alliance and FA Youth Cup in 2022-2023.
All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from allnigeriasoccer.com
- Southampton manager assesses the performance of Premier League debutant Onuachu
- Ex-Premier League star reveals how Iwobi contributed to nullifying Saka, Martinelli threat
- Iheanacho involved in three goals as Leicester City beat Aston Villa 4-2
- Golden Eaglets-eligible striker scores in back-to-back games for Manchester United youth team
- 'Showed a lot of skill' - Chelsea legend Glenn Hoddle waxes lyrical about 'intelligent' Madueke
- Ideho makes first appearance for Arsenal U21 after returning from Flying Eagles duty
- 'The changes were spectacular' - Flying Eagles captain hails Ladan Bosso for inspired substitutions
- Every word Zambia coach said on Flying Eagles, delay at airport, NFF, AFCON chances and more
- 'Supposed to be playing for U23s' - Manu Garba names the Flying Eagles player that impressed him
- Most expensive player of Nigerian descent in Chelsea's history sparkles on PL debut
- African Players
- Australia/ Asia
- Belgian Championship
- Danish Football
- English Premier League
- Nigeria National Teams
- Nigeria Premier League
- Norwegian Football
- Nigeria Betting Sites
- Polish Football
- Russian Championship
- Serie A
- Spanish Liga
- Swedish Championship
- Turkish Championship
- Ukrainian Football
- Women's Football