Sunderland teen marvel Josh Maja who educated with the super Eagles in London final week, following the cancellation of the proposed friendly sport towards Burkina Faso is one title Nigerians are usually not too accustomed to.
18 yr old Maja skilled with the Eagles alongside the likes of Chuba Akpom, Ola Aina and Ebere Eze, with stories indicating that unlike Akpom he has dedicated his world profession to Nigeria.
Owngoalnigeria.com chief editor Prince Michael takes a take a look at five info concerning the youngster who has earned rare critiques for his performances this season.
1. Joshua Erowoli Orisunmihare Maja (Full Names) was Born in London Borough of Lewisham to Nigerian parents on the 27th of December 1998.
2. He joined Sunderland in a 3 approach transfer involving Manchester city, where he was once on loan from his dad or mum membership Fulham however sarcastically spent extra time with Man city, however wasn’t supplied scholarship terms via the Citizen.
3. Maja caught the eyes of scouts of Sunderland while playing against them for Manchester metropolis U-17, and used to be exceeded trials through the Black Cats shortly afterwards.
four. Sunderland offered him a two year scholarship deal after impressing the group on the Future Champions Cup in South Africa in March 2015
5. A 12 months after joining the team, he signed his first professional deal , a three year deal, and made his first staff bow for the team in September closing yr, when he changed Joel Asoro within the 2-1 win over QPR within the EFL Cup.