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Meet Faustino Anjorin, The 17 Year Old Nigerian Player Who Made History For Chelsea [Photos]

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Meet Faustino Anjorin, the 17 year old Nigerian player who made history for Chelsea (photos)

Chelsea midfielder, Faustino Anjorin on Wednesday night, made history for premiership Club, Chelsea as he came on in the 7-1 thrashing of Grimsby Town in the Carabao Cup.

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Aged 17 years, 10 months and 2 days, Anjorin has become the youngest player of Nigerian descent to debut for Chelsea in a UK football competition, breaking the record previously held by Fikayo Tomori (another Nigerian), who was aged 18 years, 4 months and 26 days when he debuted for Chelsea in the Premier League in May 2016.

 

He has Nigerian parents but was born in Poole, United Kingdom and has represented England in their youth teams.

Meet Faustino Anjorin, the 17 year old Nigerian player who made history for Chelsea (photos)

Anjorin  was given a chance by the club’s new management team, after the teenager enjoyed a blistering start to the season, scoring five goals in his first seven games forn Chelsea’s Under 23.- including a brace in the EFL Trophy win over Swindon last month..

He is currently Chelsea’s development group top goalscorer, opening his account in the UEFA Youth League, Premier League 2 and the EFL Trophy ….

More photos below…

Meet Faustino Anjorin, the 17 year old Nigerian player who made history for Chelsea (photos)Meet Faustino Anjorin, the 17 year old Nigerian player who made history for Chelsea (photos)Meet Faustino Anjorin, the 17 year old Nigerian player who made history for Chelsea (photos)Meet Faustino Anjorin, the 17 year old Nigerian player who made history for Chelsea (photos)

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