Nigerian striker Tolu Arokodare has revealed why he signs for Cologne because of Super Eagles legend Sunday Oliseh.
The 19-year-old Festac Town-born star who stands at 1.97m tall scored 15 goals in 16 games in the Latvian top-flight club Valmiera FC since the league began in June.
Arokadare was close on moving to Vicent Kampony’s Anderlecht in the summer after the Belgium outfit who had reportedly tabled a bid for him but the Latvian side reject the offer.
The lanky former Golden Eaglets star speaking to German publications Bild website about his move to RheinEnergieSTADION over other teams.
“It was a perfect fit,” Arokodare said.
“I knew Cologne, of course, as a big club. Especially because a Nigerian legend has already played here, that’s Sunday Oliseh.