Taiwo Awoniyi fails to impress at Mainz

By Valentine Amanze

Nigerian Under 23 international and Liverpool forward, Taiwo Awoniyi, is going through difficult time in his career.
Taiwo is reported to have failed to impress while on loan at Mainz, with Liverpool bosses told a decision on his future would be required soon.
The 22-year-old Nigerian is with the Bundesliga club for the season but has just six appearances, including one start.
Taiwo, who had been loaned to many clubs in Europe by Liverpool to enable him get work permit in England, may be looking for another club for the next season.
Taiwo represented Nigeria at the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup and won the tournament, scoring four goals during the competition.
He also represented Nigeria at the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand after winning the 2015 African U-20 Championship in Senegal.
On April 12, 2015, he scored a brace on his debut for the Nigeria U-23 team in a match against Zambia, as his team qualified for the 2015 All African Games.
He was selected by Nigeria for their 35-man provisional squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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