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Golden Eaglets Goalkeeper, Jinadu Signs Professional Contract With West Ham

By Ibrahim Taiwo, The Nigerian Voice Sports
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Golden Eaglets goalkeeper, Daniel Jinadu, has signed his first professional contract with Premier League Club, West Ham.

Jinadu started his football career at Chelsea before joining West Ham in 2017; he signed a two-year scholarship deal to continue his development at The Hammers’ Academy.

He has been rewarded for his exceptional performances in the U-18 category with a professional contract a few days before clocking 18.

Jinadu has made five appearances for the U-18s in the 2019-2020 season, he has been found worthy of being offered a professional contract.

He has described the new deal as a “Dream come true” and a proud moment for him and his family.

The former Chelsea young star represented England at U-15 and U-16 level before he decided to play for Nigeria at the U-17 level.

Jinadu was part of the Nigeria U-17 team that crashed out in the second round of the 2019 Fifa U-17 World Cup in Brazil after losing to the Netherlands.