Little Messi: Nigeria’s Akinkunmi Amoo half methods with Omonia Nicosia

Little Messi: Nigeria’s Akinkunmi Amoo half methods with Omonia Nicosia

Amoo earned his first Tremendous Eagles call-up as he made the primary squad of the Nigerian staff forward of their 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier in opposition to Ghana.

Former Nigeria U-17 winger, Akinkunmi Amoo has parted methods with Cyprus Division One membership, Omonia Nicosia after six months on the membership, studies.

Amoo, 21, joined the Queens of Cyprus initially of the 2023/2024 season, and made solely six appearances for the membership, earlier than having his contract terminated initially of March 2024.

The membership posted his departure on their official social media page, citing private causes for the break up alongside a number of points on and off the pitch.

Amoo was born in Ibadan, Nigeria and began enjoying soccer at Brightville Football Academy earlier than transferring to Lagos to signal for Sidos F.C. and was nicknamed Little Messi due to his tempo and dribbling abilities,

He was part of the Nigeria U-17 staff that performed the 2019 U-17 African Cup of Nations, ending fourth, earlier than they headed out to the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup hosted in Brazil, the place they have been knocked out within the spherical of sixteen.

His stellar performances noticed him transfer to Swedish facet, Hammarby IF in 2020 the place he scored 13 objectives in forty-eight video games. In January 2022, he joined fifteen-time Denmark Champions, F.C. Copenhagen, in a deal price round €4.4 million.

A knee harm knocked him out of the Byens Maintain staff for ten months, earlier than information of a sexual assault surfaced, and the previous Golden Eaglet was discovered responsible and sentenced to a one-year jail term.

The younger winger made his method to Omonia Nicosia in the summertime of 2023, signing a three-year contract. His contract was terminated after six months, marking an surprising twist in his burgeoning profession.

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