Benjamin Fredrick
Benjamin Fredrick

By Obaloluwa Joshua, LAGOS 

Flying Eagles defender Benjamin Fredrick will join Brentford FC from Kaduna-based outfit Simoiben FC.

The young centre-back will join on an initial one-year loan with the option to make the move permanent.

The 18-year-old will join his  compatriot Frank Onyeka at the Premier League club.

The 18-year-old will need to file for a United Kingdom work visa to be able to play for the Bees.

The talented centre-back was part of Nigeria’s Flying Eagles squad to the 2023 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations and 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Frederick was linked to several clubs in Europe following his impressive in both competitions.