Henry Onyekuru Shirt Number At Olympiacos Revealed

Henry Onyekuru is set to make his debut for his new side Olympiacos in a UEFA Champions League third qualifying round on Tuesday against Bulgarian side, PFC Ludogorets, AOIFootball.com reports.

Having beaten Azerbaijani side Neftci FC home and away in the second round, the Red-Whites, as they are also called, will fancy playing in the lucrative group stage as they aim to get victory in Bulgaria.

The former Everton player joined the Greek champions on a 4-year deal this summer and has been handed the iconic No.7 jersey formerly worn by club legend Kostas Fourtounis.

It can be concluded that the iconic number given to the Nigerian is an indication that the club rates him high and expects top displays from Onyekuru.

Onyekuru is the sixth Nigerian to wear the jersey of the most successful Greek side.

He joins the likes of Super Eagles top scorer Rashidi Yekini, Haruna Babangida, Emmanuel Emenike, Brown Ideye, and Michael Olaitan.

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Onyekuru will be working with Portuguese manager Pedro Martins.

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Efe Bridget is a writer at GoalBall. She is a graduate of Mass Communication with 12 years of experience working with reputable publications.