Confirmed : Nigerian striker signs scholarship deal with Portsmouth

Published: July 15, 2022
Confirmed : Nigerian striker signs scholarship deal with Portsmouth

EFL League One club Portsmouth announced their new intake of academy scholars last week. now has confirmation that a player of Nigerian descent is among the new batch of young players that signed apprenticeships with Pompey.


Destiny Ojo put pen to paper on his contract in a ceremony at Fratton Park before posing for photographs inside the stadium.


The promising attacker will represent Portsmouth U18s in the Youth Alliance and Youth Alliance Cup during the 2022-2023 campaign.


Ojo has joined Portsmouth as a second year scholar after catching the eye of the youth team coaches during a trial period.


He has been described by Pompey's Academy manager Greg Miller as an imposing attacker with a strong physical presence and has shown a good level of consistency in his finishing.


Miller added that Ojo uses his physical capabilities well to pressure opponents into mistakes and works really hard for the team when they are out of possession.


Ifeanyi Emmanuel


Photo Credit : Picture by Colin Farmery, courtesy of Portsmouth FC


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