Confederation of Africa Football(CAF), Nigeria Federation and Villarreal celebrated Samuel chukwueze who marks his 21st birthday on Friday(today).
Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze clocks 21 today and is being celebrated by Confederation of Africa Football (CAF)_ Nigeria Football Federation and Spanish team Villarreal.
CAF wrote: “Happy Birthday to Samuel Chukwueze who turns 21 today!
“The young winger was excellent in the 2019 #TotalAFCON & was one of the final nominees for African Youth Player of the Year!”
🇳🇬 Happy Birthday to Samuel Chukwueze who turns 21 today! 🎉
— CAF (@CAF_Online) May 22, 2020
Nigerian Football Federation also sent their wishes via their Twitter handle
Happy birthday @NGSuperEagles winger @chukwueze_8. Enjoy your day.”
La Liga side Villarreal were not left out as they celebrated the winger
Today is the great day of Chukwueze. “The Nigerian player of Villareal turns 21 years!
Chukwueze was born in Amaokwe Ugba Ibeku, Umuahia, Abia State, and started his football career with Diamond Academy, were he joined Villarreal youth team in 2017.
Chukwueze made his first-team debut on 20 September 2018, replacing Nicola Sansone in a 2–2 home draw against Rangers, for the 2018/19 UEFA Europa League.
The Nigeria 2017/18 young Footballer of the year made his debut for the
Nigerian senior team on 20 November 2018 as a starter in a 0–0 friendly draw against Uganda.
The youngster was revealed as one of the 50 youngsters to watch in world football by UEFA. He won bronze medal with the Super Eagles at the 2019 AFCON.