Nigeria young striker, Danjuma Ademola Kuti has attracted the interest of former Argentine captain, Diego Maradona.

Kuti is making waves for his new club in the United Arab Emirates First Division.

A U.A.E Sports agency said in a statement that Maradona was impressed by the striker style of scoring goals and playing skill. He assured him of a promising future, saying under him the Nigerian will be a successful player.

He said, “the striker possesses what it takes to be outstanding and the club will ensure he is a successful player considering his abilities.”

Presently,  Kuti is the leading scorer of the youth team which is topping the U.A.E . Youth league table. The Argentine football legend also encouraged the striker to becoming a legend and revealed that he will be the first Nigerian footballer to be coached by him.

Maradona, according to the statement wants Kuti to play in the on going First division league competition that is restricted by the U.A.E.F.A policy that allow only two foreigners to play in the league competition.

Maradona is at the moment working to put the club at top of the league and is saddled with the task of ensuring Fujairah FC is promoted back to Asian Gulf league after its relegation in 2015.


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