Premier League club Southampton have announced that young Nigerian defender Oludare Olufunwa has signed a new two-year contract.
Southampton made the announcement of Olufunwa's new hire on its official website on Tuesday.
"The Southampton Football Club is pleased to announce that promising young defender Oludare Olufunwa has signed a new two-year contract, keeping him at St Mary & # 39; s until June 2022," said Southampton.
“The 18-year-old climbed the ranks of the Southampton Academy, winning a promotion for the Under-23 team in 2019, after a series of impressive performances.
"Presenting the last period ten times, before the season was cut, Olunfunwa grew and became an integral part of Dave Horseman's team, and has since been involved in team training, under the watchful eye of manager Ralph Hasenhüttl."
Regarding the young man's progress, Horseman commented: “He had a frustrating injury start this season. But he is an athletic quarterback who has demonstrated the ability to handle 1×1 situations, as well as feeling comfortable on the ball.
"He demonstrated good leadership skills on and off the field and we are delighted that he has extended his stay at the club."
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