FIFA U-17 World Cup 2015
Osimhen to join Wolfsburg in 2017
28 Jan 2016
Wolfsburg have announced that FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015 adidas Golden Shoe winner Victor Osimhen will move to the club next year.
The Bundesliga side, who currently sit in seventh place in Germany's top-flight, announced an exchange programme co-operation with the Ultimate Strikers Academy in Nigeria, where players will have the opportunity to train with the club's various youth and senior sides.
Wolfsburg's Director of Sport Klaus Allofs said on the club's official website: "We are delighted to welcome our first international cooperation partner, in the Ultimate Strikers Academy, here as VfL Wolfsburg.
"For talented youngsters such as Victor Osimhen, it is a major advantage to combine the games at home with the academy team, with knowledge of youth training and operational processes in European professional football."
Osimhen was one of the stand-out performers at Chile 2015, scoring a staggering ten goals in seven appearances at the tournament, eventually leading Nigeria to the title. His performances led him to be awarded the adidas Golden Shoe and adidas Silver Ball awards.