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Chrisantus tips Awoniyi to do well at Frankfurt

02 September 2015, 13:13

Lagos - Former Under-17 World cup top scorer and silver ball winner Macauley Chrisantus, is optimistic that new FSV Frankfurt loan signing Taiwo Awoniyi will do well for the team in the Bundesliga 2.

Chrisantus spent the 2011/2012 season on loan in the same team, scoring 8 times from 26 games, but has tipped Awoniyi to do better than him in the same division for same team.

Also read: Taiwo Awoniyi delighted to seal Liverpool deal

"Awoniyi have a better pedigree than me when I went on loan to FSV Frankfurt because he has been to the Under-17 and 20 World cup, as well as a member of the Under-23, I never had such on my record when I went to Frankfurt on loan, beside he has trained with the Super Eagles," he told News24.

"I have watched him severally and he will be a big hit in the second division in Germany, as a matter of fact he might end up doing better than I did, I am not mincing words, I strongly believe he will succeed as he has all the attributes to make it, he is tall, strong, runs well and above all a lethal finisher.

25 year old Chrisantus however rounded up by advising Taiwo Awoniyi to focus on doing well for Frankfurt this season and not focus on Liverpool, his parent owners as his career with Liverpool in the future is tied to how well he does with the German second division team.

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