Done Deal: Ex- Olympic Eagles Captain Joins Turkish Club Rizespor
Turkish Super Lig club, Caykur Rizespor have completed the signing of former Olympic Eagles captain, Okechukwu Azubuike, reports Completesports.com.
The midfielder joined the Black Sea from another Turkish side, Istanbul Başakşehir.
“Çaykur Rizespor has reached an agreement in principle with Medipol Başakşehir for the transfer of Okechukwu Godson AZUBUIKE to our club,” reads a statement on the club’s official website.
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“The 25-year-old midfielder has participated in the preparation camp of our team, and the official procedures will be completed with the opening of the transfer season.
“We say “Welcome” to Azubuike and wish him success. It is announced with our respect to our community and the public.”
Azubuike had a loan stint with Rizespor in 2019, with a goal in 14 appearances.
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The the player spent the last two seasons on loan at Turkish clubs, Sivasspor and Yeni Malatyaspor.
He captained the Nigeria U-23 side to win the 2015 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations in Senegal.
Azubuike was also part of the team that came third in the football event at the 2016 Olympic Games.
By Adeboye Amosu
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