Jamilu Collins expresses delight as Cardiff unveils Super Eagles defender
I can't wait to get started,"
By Olusola Adebayo
Jamilu Collins has expressed his delight to join Cardiff City as he was unveiled on Friday after putting pen to paper on a two-year deal by the Walsh club.
Collins, who has 25 caps, for the Super Eagles whose contract expired at Pardeborn spoke with Cardiff media after the unveiling
"I'm excited to be in Cardiff, and I can't wait to get started," he told the club website.
"The club has a great history, and when I got the call to come to Cardiff, I was so excited, I couldn't resist. I'm looking forward to the challenge of the new season. The goal is to fight for the Premier League."
Jamilu becomes Cardiff manager, Steve Morison's fourth signing of the close seasons as goalkeeper Jak Alnwick, midfielder Ebou Adams and winger Ollie Tanner were all shipped in to bolster the team for the challenge ahead.
The manager has been a long admirer of the Nigerian full-back as Morison relay his qualities and confirmed he us pleased to get him
"We've been monitoring him for a long period, and we're pleased to get him signed," Morison said.
"He's a great athlete, a really good left-back, and can play in that left wing-back position as well. I'm pleased that we've got competition for places.
"I want to get as many bodies in for the start of pre-season because the first 10 days of pre-season are going to be huge."