Irish-Nigerian winger, once registered as Man Utd's fastest player, joins Kilmarnock on loan
Published: August 09, 2022
Irish-Nigerian winger, once registered as Man Utd's fastest player, joins Kilmarnock on loan

Through their official website, Scottish Premiership club Kilmarnock have confirmed the signing of former Manchester United schoolboy Deji Sotona.

 

The Irish-Nigerian youngster has joined Kilmarnock on a season-long loan from French Ligue 1 club OGC Nice.

 

Sotona began his career at Irish club Mullingar Athletic before moving to Manchester United where he registered as the fastest player at the club.

 

The 19-year-old is making an immediate return to British football after spending the second half of last season at Brentford, where he played for their B team.

 

In eleven appearances for The Bees, he found the net once before returning to his parent club OGC Nice.

 

In his first words as a player of Kilmarnock, Sotona stated : "It feels great to be here, I can’t wait to get started, I’d been waiting a while to get out on this loan and this should be a very good move

 

"I want to showcase my talent and get game time here, I spoke to the manager and he’s given me the opportunity to come here and play first team football and I believe Kilmarnock will be a good club to play for.

 

"I’m a hard working player, I like to get goals and be direct, I like to win. I can’t wait to get started."

 

Sotona links up with another player of Nigerian descent, Arsenal-owned defender Ryan Alebiosu, at Kilmarnock.

 

Ifeanyi Emmanuel

 

Photo Credit : kilmarnockfc.co.uk

 


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