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Obasi Rejoins Swedish Club AIK From China

Obasi Rejoins Swedish Club AIK From China

By Bamidele Boluwaji:
Following a premature end to his career at Chinese second division club club Shenzhen FC former Super Eagles star Chinedu Obasi has returned to Swedish club AIK till the end of the season.
According to the Swedish club’s website, agreement has been reached with former Schalke star Obasi who, was part of Nigeria’s U-23 Eagles to the 2005 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Holland.
“We have followed Obasi since leaving the club last season. After quitting China, the discussions intensified and we are very proud and happy that he chose to return to us,” AIK sports director Bjorn Wesstrom told the club’s website.
“Discussions about a longer agreement have taken place, but at present, we will go with the terms already agreed.
“There is a stated ambition by both parties for an extension.
“This short-term deal gives both parties a chance to re-evaluate the situation.”
The 31-year-old Obasi enjoyed a short but successful stint at AIK last year.
He has been handed jersey No.20 and he is expected latest Tuesday, August 1.
AIK are seven points behind leaders Malmo FF in the league but have a game in hand.

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