Striker Folami targets first team spot after signing first pro deal at Ipswich Town

Ben Folami has signed his first pro deal at Town. Picture: PAGEPIX LTD

Ben Folami has signed his first pro deal at Town. Picture: PAGEPIX LTD - Credit: Pagepix Ltd

Young striker Ben Folami is targeting a first team place after he signed his first professional contract at Ipswich Town, inking a three-year contract.

The 18-year-old progressed through the academy ranks to make his breakthrough in the first team over the closing stages of the season.

He made his first Championship start in the 4-0 win at Reading, to add to three substitute appearances for the Blues during the league campaign.

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“It’s great to get the contract sorted and I’m looking forward to hopefully an exciting three years at Ipswich,” Folami told iFollow Ipswich.

“Things have moved on for me very quickly over the last month and now I have to build on that.

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“I have had a taste of the first-team now and my target for next season is to be involved at that level as regularly long as possible.”

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