By Omolagba Oluwayemi
Football Writer, kick442.comkick442.com-Nigeria
On our radar today, we bring to you a versatile left back in the Nigeria Professional Football League, 2019/20 League winner in the Togolese Premier League with Asko d Kara, James Monday
James Monday is a player of Jigawa Golden Stars Nigeria. Mendy has popular called by his friends is 18 years of age.
James joined Jigawa Golden Stars this season from a Togolese club, Asko d Kara where he won the league last season.
He plays has a Left back and very solid in his position.
The Oloke FC Academy player hails from Koji State Nigeria although born and brought up in Lagos Nigeria.
James moved to Togo some years back and quickly established himself not just as a regular in his club but became popular among the citizens and as such was invited to play for the Togolese national team which he rejected.
James Monday currently wears the number 37 jersey for Jigawa Golden Stars and made his debut for them in the game against Sunshine Stars, a game they won.
The game against Sunshine Stars was not just his first but his best game in the league so far.
Marcelo is his role model why Barcelona is his dream team.
James Monday loves to eat Rice and if not for football, he would have chosen table tennis as a profession.
While speaking to our correspondent, he states he would love to be named the best player in NPFL this season.
He also states that one of the things that motivated his switch from the Togolese league to the NPFL was his friends which he saw taking similar steps years back.
When asked about what will be his reaction if invited to the camp of the national team of Nigeria, he said:
“I will be the happiest person, because for me to have rejected the Togolese national team shows my desire and dream to wear the country’s colour.”
Kick442.com wishes James Monday an injury free and successful season.
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