Professional football and higher education? You can do both, says Wilfred Ndidi

Leicester City's Wilfred Ndidi during a training session with the Nigerian national football team at Bukit Gombak Stadium on Oct 12, 2019.
Leicester City's Wilfred Ndidi during a training session with the Nigerian national football team at Bukit Gombak Stadium on Oct 12, 2019.ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

SINGAPORE - He is one of the English Premier League's strongest defensive midfielders, if not the best, with league-highs of 143 tackles and 324 possession recoveries last season.

But Leicester City's Wilfred Ndidi also stands out by how he is juggling his pursuit for a degree while excelling as a world-class footballer in the England's top flight.

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