Popoola Set For Morroco Move From France

Popoola Set For Morroco Move From France

By Johnny Edward:

Nigeria U-23s midfielder Saliu Popoola is set to join an unnamed Morrocan side from French club Metz, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.

Popoola who was the cynosure of the Brazilian fans during the 2016 Rio Olympics is set to arrive in France later this week to facilitate his move, his representative Liameed Gafaar told Completesportsnigeria.com.

"Saliu needs an approval from Metz this week before joining a new team (in Morrocco)," Gafaar told Completesportsnigeria.com.

"He will be returning to his parent club in France to push for it because he didn't join them for pre-season."

Popoola, a member of the bronze medal- winning squad at the Rio 2016 Games featured in four out of the team's six games.