Mfon Udoh has been signed by Tulsa FC, a United States League (USL) Championship side.
The 27-year-old, who is Nigeria Professional Football League record goalscorer with 23 goals in 2014, still has his switch from Akwa United to Tulsa subject to the league and federation approval, USL championship said on their official website.
‘’We are extremely excited to have signed Mfon Udoh,” said Michael Nsien, FC Tulsa head coach.
‘’Mfon has a scoring ability unlike anyone in our league. In his career, typically he’s scoring in every other match that he features.
‘’Our expectation is that we quickly adapt him to our style and process so he can thrive as he normally does.
‘’Mfon is a player that has been on clubs’ radars all over the world, and it’s a credit to FC Tulsa that we were able to secure his signature.
‘’He is one of many players that has both winning and leadership qualities ingrained into them that we have brought in and will be an important piece to making FC Tulsa’s first season a success.”
Udoh, captain of the home-based Super Eagles, is the first player to score over 35 goals in two consecutive seasons in Nigeria.
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