Former Golden Eaglets Captain Tijani Samson Joins Red Bull Salzburg

Austrian Bundesliga outfit Red Bull Salzburg have confirmed the signing of Tijani Samson who was the captain of Nigeria’s U17 Team the Golden Eaglets at the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup.
Tijani, 18, penned a five-year contract to play at the Red Bull Arena with Die Mozartstädter, who is the third most successful team in the country having won the Austrian Football Bundesliga 14 times the most recent coming at the end of the just-concluded season.
The defensive midfielder joined Jesse Marsch’s side from Nigerian club Collins Edwin SC and will play for the Tipico Bundesliga outfit until August 2025 after signing a 5-year contract.
Tijani Samson becomes the first signing of RB Salzburg and will become a full member of the roster on August 3rd as the Football Mozarts bid to become Austrian Champs for the 8th consecutive time.

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