Nigeria’s Super Eagles star winger, Samuel Chukwueze has signed with Jay-Z‘s sports management label Roc Nations Sports.
This comes after his breakout year with Villarreal last season and his exciting performance at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) which saw him become one of the most popular Nigerian players.
Roc Nation Sports and the 20-year-old Chukwueze, announced the news on social media on Thursday, August 1.
“A ground-breaking new partner along with one of Africa’s brightest young football stars. We’re thrilled to welcome #10Manage & @chukwueze_8 to the ⚽️ family! #RocFam,“ Roc Nation Sports announced via Twitter.
“Excited to announce that with @10manage, we are joining the @rocnationsports family! Big things coming,” the Nigeria international replied to Roc Nations tweet.
Since their launch in 2013, Roc Nation Sports have gotten a slew of NFL and basketball athletes including Kevin Durant, Dez Bryant, Victor Cruz etc on their roster.
In June 2015, German defender Jerome Boateng became the first football star to join the firm. Since then Roc Nation Sports have expanded their football roaster with the likes of Romelu Lukaku, Kevin de Bryune and now Chukwueze.