Iriyos who was playing for a rival club, Aston Villa Gano, before his signing was reported by BBC Pidgin as the “most expensive one in the town”
Both clubs are located in Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area of Kano State.
Reacting, Nigerians have expressed mixed opinions; while some looked to encourage the boy, tagging his situation, ” days of little beginning”, others thought the price was beyond ridiculous.
See reactions below;
Days of little beginnings….Bible says despise not!
— Giddy$$$ (@Giddy_Gatsby) September 10, 2019
That’s like N5million in the north. Southerners won’t understand.
— Hercules Goje (@godwinessang001) September 10, 2019
With the quantity of dollars flying around in Kano?
— Colwems Nwa Mama (@columbusenwerem) September 10, 2019
Ridiculous! He better find something else to do! My friend’s driver earns 75K monthly!
— Dr Akin Othman (@Akinothman) September 10, 2019
5k is an clown figure… I’ll rather be sold for 1 naira
— zzanzibaryy (@zzanzibaryy) September 10, 2019
Don’t despise your humble beginning
— GeorgeCB (@BeremehC) September 10, 2019
Nigeria will not kill me.
After making us to suffer.
With this useless president.
One club is buying player for 5k. If na me i go collect am and japa…omo https://t.co/NQb2DLYOmR
— druglord⚓✈️✈️ (@Ayodeji30746348) September 10, 2019
N5,000 per day, per hour or per week… Pls dont tell me its monthly… even minimum wage is 30k
— ogunleye golden (@Wuraola4Ade) September 10, 2019
That is a good start… days of little beginning
— King d’ Comic (@KingdComic1) September 10, 2019
No wonder Nigerian clubs can sack entire team and sign entire team. 30 players at the rate of 5k equals to 150k.
— ojimah frank (@OjimahF) September 10, 2019
Should we relate this to “Though the beginning may be small but the Later end shall be great”??
— Albert Busayo (@busayo_albert) September 10, 2019
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