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I almost quit at 21 – Victor Boniface

Bayer Leverkusen forward Victor Boniface revealed that his time with Norwegian club FK Bodø/Glimt was tumultuous, with more negative experiences than positive ones.

He shared that he contemplated quitting football at 21 due to an ACL injury he suffered just two weeks after joining the club.

Despite winning the league twice and finishing as runners-up once during his three-year stint, his football journey in Norway was marked by chaos and hardship.

In the recent episode of Mikel Obi’s podcast, Boniface expressed his frustration with constant injuries, citing instances where he was sidelined from major tournaments such as the U20 Nations Cup and the African Cup of Nations.

He also disclosed that prior to his move to Europe, he primarily played as a midfielder. His social media post reflected his lamentations about the timing and impact of his injuries, with a message acknowledging that only God knows the reasons behind his challenges.