Super Eagles left back, 27, has signed a 2 year contract with Cardiff City Football Club ahead of the 2022/23 season.
The BlueBirds manager, Steve Morison admits he has been monitoring the Kaduna born Left back for a long time and feels “over the moon” by signing him “I’m over the moon. We’ve been monitoring him for a long period, and we’re really pleased to get him signed,He’s a great athlete, a really good left-back, and can play in that left wing-back position as well. I’m really 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 ten days of pre-season are going to be huge” Morison added.
The club website released an official statement
“The twenty-seven-year-old arrives in the Welsh capital from German side SC Paderborn 07, having made 137 appearances for the 2. Bundesliga outfit since September 2017.
“A versatile player, who most frequently features at left back, Collins has 25 international caps for Nigeria to his name, and featured at this year’s Africa Cup of Nations for the Super Eagles.
“Jamilu began his career with HNK Rijeka, and spent time with fellow Croatian clubs NK Pomorac, HNK Šibenik and Istra 1961 before making the move to Germany.”
Jamilu Collins told Cardiff TV “I’m really excited to be in Cardiff, and I can’t wait to get started. The club has 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. I can’t wait to meet the supporters and to fight for the jersey.”