Meet Super Eagles New Boy, Kingsley Ehizibue


Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr on Wednesday named his squad for this month ‘s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double-header against Sierra Leone, reports

Prominent on the list is Germany-based Kingsley Ehizibue.

The right-back who plays for Bundesliga club FC Cologne was born in Germany to Nigerian parents, but moved to Netherlands at two years of age, growing up in Zwolle.

The 24-year-old, who can also play as a right midfielder, started playing football at local amateur outfit CSV’28.

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The defender made his professional debut for PEC Zwolle in October, 2014 in a Dutch Cup game against HHC Hardenberg and made his Eredivisie debut two months later against Willem 11.

He linked up with FC Cologne last summer, penning on a four-year contract.

Ehizibue, who has featured once for the Dutch U20 side, has scored one goal in 21 league appearances for Cologne this season.


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