Angola: 2019 Under-17 AFCON golden boy 'Capita' joins Lille

By Angu Lesley
Football Writer,

French Ligue 1 outfit LOSC Lille has completed the signing of 18-year-old former Angola Under-17 winger Pedro ‘Capita’ Osvaldo on a five-year-deal deal, can report.

The erstwhile 1° De Agosto winger moves to the North of France on from third tier Portuguese outfit CD Trofense where he was last season.

Capita initially attracted attention during the 2018 COSAFA Under-17 championship as a part of the Angola team that left a lasting impression in that tournament.

The swift forward carried his form to Tanzania in last year’s CAF Under-17 AFCON tournament.

The boy scored five goals in the tournament, and ended the competition as the lead scorer as his nation picked up the Bronze medal.

2019 Under-17 AFCON golden boy ‘Capita’

Capita kept his fine form, and showed the class in him is permanent during last October’s Under-17 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Lille confirmed his acquisition this Thursday, July 2 and stated that he will start his development with the reserves team for the upcoming season.

Angola: 2019 Under-17 AFCON golden boy ‘Capita’ joins Lille

Financial details concerning the deal hasn’t been made public. understands, the other of the ‘dangerous’ Angolan duo, Zito Livumbo, of 1° Agosto is on the radar of a handful of European Clubs.

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