Next destination for Super Eagles’ Captain? ~ by Julius Okorie
There is time for everything under the sun. Time to start, and time to stop, time to play, and time to observe from the sidelines..
At the national team level a proud winner of the Nations cup in 2013 as well as a 2016 Olympic Bronze medalist. Although his move to China in January 2017 was considered shocking by some, it nonetheless served two major purposes, providing the Nigerian a weekly take home put at about £140.000 per week two times the £75.000 he was earning at Chelsea before the parting of ways.
The China contract that was supposed to last for three years provided a platform for him to continue to showcase his skill. Of course he did make his own contributions to the Tianjin Teda, making about 31 appearances scoring three goals.