Croatia top division side, HNK Rijeka, have extende
d the contract of Nigerian duo
of Odion Goodness Ajayi and Jamilu Collins.
Ajayi, the elder brother to Granada striker Isacc S
uccess, extended his contract
with the team till 2017 while Collins extended his
to 2016 with the option of a
Sports director of the team Srecko Jurcic said the
Nigerians form an integral part
of the club’s future and they are delighted to have
tied them down to a new
contract alongside Varteks Mate Males.
“Mate returned after a long break, before that he w
as our very best midfielder
and we believe that he will return to that level, w
hile Ajayi and Collins are
talented players that we believe in the future will
realize their potential,” he said.
Both players arrived from Rijeka’s sister academy i
n Nigeria, Football Academy
Abuja (FAA), and while Ajayi has being a regular wi
th the main team in training,
tours and few games Collins presently plays for the
B team who are top of the
third division in Croatia.