Sivasspor Set To Announce Signing Of Azubuike Okechukwu

Nigerian international midfielder Azubuike Okechukwu is set to join Turkish side Sivasspor from former Istanbul Başakşehir, according to a report by Gazaterize.

Okechukwu’s move to Sivasspor will end his two-year stint with Başakşehir which he joined in 2019 on loan from Egyptian Premier League side Pyramids FC.

The 24-year-old featured in 17 league matches to help the Gray Owls win the 2020 Turkish championship, making the club immediately seal his signing permanently ahead of the 2020/21 campaign.

However, things went south for the Katsina-born Okechukwu who played only nine league games as the Gray Owls finished in a disappointing 12th position.

And now, the Braves are keen to hand the defensive midfielder a fresh start in the country ahead of the 2021/22 season.

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Okechukwu will become the third Nigerian at Sivasspor, following the earlier signings of Super Eagles striker Olanrewaju Kayode and former Molde forward Leke James.

This article was most recently revised and updated 1 year ago

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