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Okechukwu Close To Basaksehir Return After Injury-Induced Layoff

Okechukwu Close To Basaksehir Return After  Injury-Induced Layoff

Azubuike Okechukwu has edged ever closer to making a return to action for Istanbul Basaksehir after the Nigerian midfielder stepped up his recovery from a long-term injury.

Okechukwu is yet to make an appearance in any competition for the reigning Turkish Super Lig champions, Basaksehir so far during the 2020/21 season due to the same problem.

And as a matter of fact, the 23-year-old last took part in a competitive football match almost five months ago precisely on June 13 when Basaksehir defeated Alanyaspor 2-0.

A quick check on soccerway.com revealed Okechukwu actually picked up the injury which the website simply described as a knock three days after facing Alanyaspor on June 16.

But after missing Basaksehir’s 2-0 home loss to Paris Saint-Germain in a Champions League group tie at the Basaksehir Fatih Terim Stadium on Wednesday, he is set to return.

Okechukwu tweeted with a video of himself on the pitch: “Step by step.” He joined Basaksehir permanenty this summer, having played on loan from Pyramids of Egypt last term.

By Oluyemi Ogunseyin

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  • Is this not the same guy pple were advocating, crying, weeping, wailing and even gnashing their teeth that ROHR should invite?

    Meanwhile this guy has been injured since June….

    Now i know their ambition….

    But it would not work…..

    Rohr till 2022…..

  • how come this guy has been 23 since 2018 olympics?

    • Glory 4 years ago

      Broda please just take things as you see am. {SILENCE} LAW OF OMATTA. Sometimes peoples age just refuse to increase yeah, forget bad belle beards and monstach, na stubborness, go wear them oversize akpolla.

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