Bundesliga club FC Cologne have sent birthday wishes to Super Eagles new invitee Kingsley Ehizibue who turns 25 on Monday.
Cologne sent their greetings via their verified Twitter handle.
“Happy birthday, Kingsley Ehizibue!
“The man who is always in a good mood turns 25 today! Have a good one, Easy!”
Ehizibue was born in Germany to Nigerian parents, but moved to the Netherlands at two years of age, growing up in Zwolle.
He started playing football at local amateur outfit CSV’28.
He made his professional debut for PEC Zwolle on 29 October 2014 against HHC Hardenberg in a Dutch Cup game and made his Eredivisie debut on 13 December 2014 against Willem II.
On 31 May 2019, it was announced that Ehizibue would be transferred to Cologne, where he signed a four-year contract until 2023.
And on 3 March, 2020, he was called up by Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr for the 2021 AFCON qualifiers against Sierra Leone which was later postponed due to coronavirus.