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Benny Igiehon joins Sligo Rovers

Fri, Jun 16 2017

Sligo Rovers have this Friday announced, subject to international clearance, the signing of ex-Scarborough Athletic player Benny Igiehon. 

 

The young centre forward will be available for the Bit O'Red from 1st July. Igiehon joins Rovers after spells in both the UK and Switzerland.

 

Igiehon most recently played with English side Scarborough Athletic, where he was the clubs leading goal scorer last season. 

 

The 23 year old striker has been training with the Sligo Rovers first team all week and is very excited to have completed his move to the Showgrounds. Speaking to the the clubs official website, Igiehon said; "This is a fantastic football club with a lot of history and I am honoured to have signed for the club. I cannot wait to help the team move up the league table, which is where the club belongs".

 

Rovers manager Gerard Lyttle spoke of his delight at securing the signing of Igiehon and added; "Benny is a real physical presence and has a quick turn of pace. He is a player who has the potential to go on and do great things for Sligo Rovers. I am very pleased to have secured his signature and I am very excited for the supporters of this football club." 

 

Benny Igiehon and fellow new signing Rhys Mc Cabe will be officially unveiled at a press conference at the Showgrounds on Monday June 19th at 3pm.