A budding footballer from Nigeria could be set to travel to England and have trials with Ilkeston Town after a tweet he sent to the club went viral.

Kenechukwu Jonathan contacted clubs including Ilkeston, Matlock Town, Grantham Town and Boston United asking how many re-tweets he would have to secure in order for them to offer him what he described as a ‘free trial’.

The Robins are so far the only club that have answered his challenge, saying that 1,000 retweets would grant him his wish. That target was achieved within 24 hours.

Read more: https://www.ilkestonadvertiser.co.uk/sport/football/nigerian-footballer-is-granted-a-trial-at-ilkeston-town-and-it-s-all-thanks-to-twitter-1-9944682

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