Taiwo Awoniyi sends strong message to Nigerian fans ahead of new EPL season

Taiwo Awoniyi sends strong message to Nigerian fans ahead of new EPL season

  • Taiwo Awoniyi has confirmed his readiness to do well in the coming season for Nottingham Forest
  • The former Union Berlin striker explained that he hopes he would be able to convince Nigerians to support his club
  • This coming season will be the first that Taiwo Awoniyi will be playing in the Premier League in his career

Super Eagles striker Taiwo Awoniyi has stated clearly that he hopes that he would be able to convince Nigerian fans into supporting Nottingham Forest when the new EPL term start.

The former Liverpool player made the move to Nottingham from German side Union Berlin in a mega deal and he is expected to lead the team's attack next season in the Premier League.

Gone are the days when Taiwo Awoniyi used to play football on the streets in Kwara state, the striker will have his dream of playing in the Premier League come true.

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Taiwo Awoniyi wants the supports of Nigerian fans in the Premier League. Photo by Thor Wegner
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Taiwo Awoniyi moved to Liverpool in 2015 with the hope of establishing himself in the Premier League, but he was unable to break into the team and was loaned out.

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According to the report on BBC, the Nigerian striker stated clearly that he is ready to prove himself this season in the Premier League.

Taiwo Awoniyi's reaction about new EPL season

“The Premier League is very big in Nigeria because of players like Kanu, Okocha, Yakubu Ayegbeni, Joseph Yobo, Peter Odemwingie, and many others who all played here.
“Many people pick their clubs depending on where a Nigerian is playing or which teams the family likes. We all grew up watching it and loved it, and it is actually a dream come true to know that millions will be watching me now.

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“I want to give my best all the time and, by God’s grace, it will help us achieve our goals.”

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Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Slovenian club NK Maribor announced the signing of Super Eagles winger Ishaq Kayode Rafiu from Nigerian League champions Rivers United on a three-year deal.

The club battled serious competition from some African giants before they were finally able to secure the signing of the winger who scored 14 goals at the just concluded Nigerian League season.

During the outgone Nigerian League season, Ishaq Kayode Rafiu was in outstanding form for Rivers United and his performances helped him to get a call into the Super Eagles.

He was in the Super Eagles squad that played against Mexico and Ecuador in the international friendly match that was played in the United States.

Source: Sports Brief News