US Cologne on loan from storm talent Arokodare
Tolu Arokodare - who is that?
1. FC Köln signed on Friday on loan from the Latvian first division club Valmiera FC Tolu Arokodare. Who is the 19 year old Nigerian? © imago images Cologne's newcomer Tolu Arokodare comes with the recommendation of 15 goals in 16 season games. In Latvia. Who did the people of Cologne land? The Nigerian Arokodare is 19 years old, who previously played for the Latvian first division club FC Valmiera and scored 15 goals in 16 games this season. He is almost two meters tall, a real chunk.
Immediately before the start of the league, 1. FC Cologne struck again on the transfer market. As the Rhinelander announced on Friday evening, Tolu Arokodare is moving to Cologne on loan from the Latvian first division club Valmiera FC.
"Tolu is a young striker who is capable of development and has many good qualities: He is athletic, strong and fast," said managing director Horst Heldt in a press release about the advantages of the young attacker -Level "will have to get used to. "The advantage here is that he is in rhythm with the game and comes to us fully motivated."
In Latvia, the 1.97 meter tall center forward has shone with 15 goals in 16 games since the start of the season. Now the Nigerian is looking forward to the Bundesliga adventure. "For me, a dream has come true," said the 19-year-old, who would like to "score many goals" in Cologne.
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