As the Nigeria Premier Football League 2023 season commenced last Sunday, here is one player who could take the spotlight and be a great asset for his team:
Eze Ekwutoziam (Enyimba Int’l): Winger
Eze Ekwutoziam is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as an attacker for a Nigerian top tier club, Enyimba International.
Although mainly playing as a winger on either flank, Ekwutoziam is capable of operating as a wing-back, left midfielder, or winger due to his explosive speed, creativity, dribbling, and crossing strength. He is considered to be a highly promising young Nigerian player in the media.
Since joining Enyimba, Ekwutoziam has been profiled as a dynamic, quick and powerful right-sided attacking full-back or right winger, technically and tactically adept and capable of playing long accurate passes from the flank.
Growing up training as a winger, he can also operate as a right back due to his excessive speed. Several pundits in Nigeria have considered him to be one of the top right-backs in modern football.
Eze Ekwutoziam is a proficient and prolific dribbler; he dashes from deep and then overtakes players in one-v-one situations around the box with maneuvers and changes to his speed. He can also create chances and provide assists for teammates from the flank due to his vision.