“The tallest Lion became the first Lion to sign in the UK” – 36 Lion Boss Gafar Liameed Says as Club Product, Muhamed Tijani Joins English side Plymouth Agryle

Gafar Liameed, the founder of 36 Lion FC has proudly announced the loan move of one of his club’s products, Muhamed Tijani, to English Championship side, Plymouth Argyle from Czech Republic’s Slavia Prague.

According to Gafar, who’s also the current Chairman of the Lagos State Football Association (LSFA), the move marks a significant milestone as Tijani becomes the first player from 36 Lion FC to sign with an English club.

Gafar Liameed

Based in Lagos, Nigeria, 36 Lion FC has gained a reputation for nurturing raw talents and facilitating their transition to European football.

Muhamed Tijani’s move to Plymouth Argyle, currently led by legendary ex-England footballer Wayne Rooney, underscores this commitment.

Gafar Liameed

At 6 foot 4 inches, Tijani has consistently demonstrated his ability on the field, most notably helping 36 Lion FC earn promotion to the Nigeria National League in 2018.

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Gafar Liameed

Gafar Liameed, who was present with the player, partners, and club representatives at the contract signing, expressed his joy and pride on social media:

“We took a shot at goal in Plymouth and delighted at the result. The tallest Lion became the first Lion to sign in the UK. Plymouth Argyle, under the Legend, Wayne Rooney, a promising gaffer. Tijani Muhamed at 6 Foot 4 inches, very balanced and gracious! A prolific goal scorer, he got 36 Lion promoted into the Nigeria National League 2018 then moved to Banik Ostrava and later Slavia Prague in Czech Republic, now his tenacity has got him to the EFL Championship, just a step to the EPL. JUST A STEP!!!

We trust your work ethics, Lion Tijani, and we wish you all the best in Plymouth. Again, we appreciate our partners; Cem Sagar and Dan Smejkal. Congratulations again, Lion Tijani. GOD bless you more, son.”