By Johnny Edward:
Bayelsa United and U23 Eagles midfielder Azubuike Okechukwu has joined AFCON hero Sunday Mba at Turkish second division side Yeni Matalyspor, Completesportsnigeria.com can exclusively report.
Okechukwu who has been included in Sunday Oliseh’s 23 man home-based list for next month’s AFCON qualifier against Tanzania signed a two year deal with the Turkish outfit.
The 20 year old who starred in the Dream Team’s goalless draw against Congo in Pointe Noire last Sunday, will not report to the Eagles camp on the 17th of August, a reliable source revealed to Completesportsnigeria.com.
“He won’t join up with the squad next week because he just signed a deal in Turkey,” the source revealed.
Okechukwu becomes the fourth Nigerian player to join a second division side in Turkey lately,after Sunday Mba, Simon Zenke and Nnamdi Oduamadi.