The Hornets have confirmed the shirt numbers the Nigerians would wear when the 2021-22 season starts on Saturday
The English Premier League team, Watford, announced the jersey numbers of Emmanuel Dennis and Peter Etebo when they started their campaign against Aston Villa at 2021-22 on Saturday.
According to a statement published on the club’s website , Etebo got the jersey number 4, while his compatriot Dennis put on the shirt number 25.
Elsewhere, William Troost-Ekong retained his number 5 shirt as Isaac Success and Tom Dele-Bashiru will wear shirt numbers 22 and 24 respectively.
For the English youth international of Ghanaian descent, Kwadwo Baah, his jersey is number 34, while he hopes to break into the Xisco Munoz team boasting Ismaila Sarr and captain Troy Deeney.
The 25-year-old loaned himself to the Vicarage Road outfit for the rest of the season for the rest of the season from Stoke City.
This move is his third loan away from the Potters after spending the past season and a half in La Liga with Getafe and Turkish Super League team Galatasaray.
The midfielder has been at Stoke since 2018 and has played in 45 English Championship games with two goals in his honor.
In a recent interview, he promised to give everything in his power for Munoz’s team when the English elite division starts.
‘I’m excited, I’m glad to be part of the family. “It’s been a joy for me since I came in,” the Super Eagles star said. the club’s website.
“The boys, the management, everyone in the club was good. I see it’s a family club. I’m just trying to settle down, and I think it’s going to go well with me.
“It’s going to be a long season, but let’s see. The most important thing is that we keep our heads down and make sure we are going to give it our all.
“When I first signed with Stoke, people said I would come to England, especially in the Championship,” he said.
‘Everyone knows it’s one of the hardest [leagues], you have to keep running, chasing people. ”
On the other hand, Dennis joined the Belgian top class Club Brugge for a five-year contract at Watford.
Because he could not secure a regular place in the Jan Breydel Stadium, the striker was loaned to FC Cologne for the 2020-21 campaign.
However, he struggled to get regular playing time at the Bundesliga outfit – in nine matches in the German elite division, without his goals.