Ex-Super Eagles and VfL Wolfsburg top striker Jonathan Akpoborie   has predicted a bright future for   the German’s club latest Nigerian recruit Victor Osimhen, but warned he must a pro both on and off the pitch.

Last month, the Bundesliga side announced an exchange programme of   co-operation   between   Osimhen’s   Ultimate Strikers Academy where players will have the opportunity to train with the club’s various youth and senior sides pending a formal contract in 2017.

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And Akpoborie, who   scored 20 goals in 39 appearances for the Die Wölfe   (The Wolves) between 1999 and 2001, has now said the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup hotshot will only be great if he is dedicated and disciplined.

I don’t know how his (Osimhen) behaviour   outside the field   but If he can dedicate himself and imbibe the German mentality, he is going to be a great star,” said Akpoborie, who spent over a decade playing   at various levels of German league.

“In Germany, what you do outside the field is as important as what you do on the field. “

He continued: “As a Nigerian, he must be able to give at least five right answers   if he’s asked one question on the field; he has to be mentally strong and   be very disciplined to be able to cope with the demands of the game in Germany.”

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