BY OLADIMEJI OSHODE.
A player of Remo Stars FC, Onije Kenneth Chisom has joined Portuguese based side, CD Feirense, also owned by Kunle Soname, the proprietor of the Ikenne-based Remo Stars. Nigeria’s former junior international goalkeeper, Dele Alampasu also features for the Portuguese side.
Kenneth Chisom joined the Remo Stars’ feeders team in 2015 after a Pan Nigeria Youth Tournament was hosted in Ijebu Ode by Remo Stars to find young talents for the future.
Onije Kenneth Chisom from Remo Stars, Ikenne to Clube Desportivo Feirense in Santa Maria da Feira in Portugal
He featured for the feeders team in 2016 when he played in the Lagos Metro League helping his team to the final of the competition.
In 2017, Chisom played in the Nigeria Nationwide League One and then made his debut for the senior team on Match Day 30 in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) against Shooting Stars at the Gateway International Stadium, Sagamu.
The young and vibrant midfielder was part of the NPFL U17 All Stars that featured in last year’s Gauteng Future Champions Football tournament held in South Africa.
He also participated for Nigeria when the Golden Eaglets played against the Baby Menas in Niamey for the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Interestingly for the young lad, he was part of the Nigeria National League (NNL) squad that returned the Sky Blue Stars to the top tier of Nigeria Football, Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
He is the latest player to join CD Feirense from Remo Stars FC.
“We appreciate his contributions to the club and we equally wish him the best of luck in his future career”, Remo Stars remarked in a media statement.