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Ex-U23 Eagles Captain Okechukwu Joins Istanbul Başakşehir On Permanent Transfer

Ex-U23 Eagles Captain Okechukwu Joins Istanbul Başakşehir On Permanent Transfer

Nigeria midfielder Azubuike Okechukwu has joined Turkish Super Lig champions Istanbul Başakşehir on a permanent deal, Completesports.com reports.

Okechukwu spent last season on loan at the club from Egyptian Premier League club FC Pyramids.

The 23-year-old penned a three-year contract with Başakşehir.

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“The purchase option of Okechukwu Azubuike, which we rented from FC Pyramids at the beginning of the 2019-2020 season, was activated on 19.07.2020,” reads a statement on the club’s official website.

“We wish success to our Nigerian football player, who will continue to wear our jersey until the end of the 2022-2023 season.”

He featured in 18 league games for Başakşehir last season without a goal to his name.

By Adeboye Amosu

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