Top Egyptian Premier League sides including CAF Confederation Cup beaten finalist Pyramids and ENPPI are in hot chase for Rangers winger and playmaker Ibrahim Olawoyin, www.aclsports.com exclusively reports.
Olawoyin, 22, had a stellar season with the Flying Antelopes last term; scoring eight goals while thrilling thousands of Rangers fans with his skills and impeccable football intelligence before the Coronavirus pandemic ensured that the season was truncated.
The winger is now set to move to Egypt before the next Egyptian League season commences next month and ACLSports sources in Cairo reveal that Olawoyin’s imminent arrival in the Northern African country has sparked a bidding war among clubs in the elite division.
Olawoyin is a known prospect in Egypt having scored a spectacular goal for Rangers against Pyramids in Enugu when both teams clashed in the CAF Confederation Cup group stage. He also provided an assist when Rangers lost to El Masry in Alexandria in a game he also completed a competition high eight dribbles.
@LMCNPFL side Rangers International have announced their players will begin pre-season preparations on Sunday September 13, 2020.— Fisayo Dairo (@FisayoDairo) September 8, 2020
A reminder of some of the stuff they did through one of their best players last season @brymzy17 Olawoyin.#footballisback pic.twitter.com/DjYKDmWfvh
ACLSports sources further hinted that former Nigerian champions Rangers are now resigned to losing Olawoyin, who was one of their best players last season to one of the Egyptian clubs.