Nigerian midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, obtained his first diploma from De Montfort College in England, PUNCH Sports activities Further reviews.
The Leicester Metropolis midfielder revealed this in a video interview with Soccer Every day, explaining that the diploma will give him extra choices exterior of soccer.
Ndidi defined that the enterprise and administration data will turn out to be useful if he plans to get into enterprise after he retires from taking part in.
He mentioned, “Sure, I am prepared. I did like a course that may enroll me for an actual college diploma.”
Again in 2019, Ndidi was interviewed by Sportsmail and spoke expanded on his need to pursue training whereas nonetheless being an lively soccer participant.
“I’ve free time, so as a substitute of sitting and taking part in FIFA, it is good to grasp the 4 partitions of education,” Ndidi informed Sports activities mail. “In Nigeria some gamers wish to play soccer after which they neglect faculty. However in the event you do each, you possibly can go on with no matter you need, as a substitute of simply hoping for soccer, soccer – and then you definitely will not make it.”
Ndidi spoke additionally a few imaginative and prescient to create extra alternatives exterior of soccer for younger individuals in Nigeria.
“All my life I wished to play soccer and that is now my profession, however there was stress from my father for not going that means as a result of he wished me to remain at school he wasn’t satisfied I used to be doing the precise factor till he first noticed me on tv taking part in for the Underneath nationwide crew 17 Nigeria’s inhabitants is big and it is so exhausting to get a level as a footballer so I’ve a transparent concept of a spot the place you possibly can play soccer and research both in Lagos or Abuja
“I spoke to my godfather to make it doable. If children do not make it in soccer, I need them to suppose they’ll graduate and work , in P late from roaming the streets.”