A kaduna-based Liberty Football Academy young star, Godwin Roland Okoukoni, who hails from Edo state, is making waves in the Nigerian football Scene.
The natural right full back caught the attention of a UK-based football scout who discovered the player in 2019 during a football match between Liberty Academy and Hassan Academy both of Kaduna state, he was not just impressed but highly delighted to have found such a huge talent in Godwin Roland.
This further prompted him to act immediately to secure a deal for the promising star in one of England’s popular junior teams, however, visa issues have held back the player, who would have been plying his trade at the moment in Europe.
Having witnessed the damage caused by COVID-19 to not only the Sports sectors of the world, the agent shared his optimism to get Godwin Roland to fulfil his dream by reapplying for the Visa.
He said” I saw in Godwin Roland a rare and huge talent, by giving him the opportunity, he will take the world by surprise! I have just discovered another DANI ALVES”.
According to Head of Roland’s media team, Mr. James Anthony, the young star has been undergoing personal training at home due to the Nigerian Government’s directives on lockdown and he is being monitored by the team’s physio.
“It may also interest you to know that Godwin Roland Okoukoni is a younger brother to the former Gombe United most reliable center back and a national home-based invitee, Stephen Okoukoni”, Anthony said.
Anthony, noted that updates will be made from time to time about the player’s progress and contract.
“Anyday, anytime, Godwin Roland Okoukoni is a pleasure to watch by the entire football fraternity” he ended.