Nigerian U17 skipper Samson Tijani has joined European club Red Bull Salzburg on a five-year contract till May 31, 2025.
Tijani has turned 18 and so could sign a pro contract after he made his name at the 2019 U17 World Cup as he captained Nigeria to the second round of the tournament.
Red Bull Salzburg took to their official Twitter handle confirmed the signing.
OFFIZIELL: Mit Samson Okikiola #Tijani kommt ein Toptalent aus Nigeria! Der 18-jährige defensive Mittelfeldspieler unterschreibt einen Vertrag bis 31. Mai 2025. #WirSindZukunft pic.twitter.com/Cx2C0i1II1
— FC Red Bull Salzburg (@RedBullSalzburg) July 16, 2020
Tijani will join three other Nigeria compatriots. Chukwubuike Adamu, Karim Adeyemi and Bryan Okoh.