Fulham Teen Sensation Of Nigerian Descent Speaks Ahead Of U19 EURO Showpiece Game
Published: July 15, 2017
Fulham Teen Sensation Of Nigerian Descent Speaks Ahead Of U19 EURO Showpiece GameFulham defensive midfielder of Nigerian heritage Tayo Edun is set for the biggest game of his young career when he steps out onto the Tengiz Burjanadze Stadium, Gori turf for the final of the European U19 Championship on Saturday.

The young star lasted ninety minutes on Wednesday as the Young Lions set up a meeting with Portugal in today's showpiece game after beating Czech Republic 1-0.

''Showtime tonight! One win away from what we've come for! Hoping to bring the trophy home 🦁 @England,'' tweeted Tayo Edun.

The 19-year-old Edun has started all the four matches contested by the Young Lions in Georgia, and helped the goalkeeper to post three shutouts.

His only goal to date for England U19s was against Norway in March 2017.

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