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‘Let’s get started at Sivasspor’, says Okechukwu Azubuike after joining on loan

By Oluyemi Ogunseyin
Okechukwu Azubuike has expressed his readiness to start his professional football career afresh at Sivasspor whom the Nigerian has joined on loan for the next one year.
Midfielder, Azubuike on Saturday joined his fellow Nigerian compatriots, Olarenwaju Kayode and Leke James who both play as forwards at Turkish Super Lig side, Sivasspor.
Azubuike has joined Sivasspor on loan from another Turkish side, Istanbul Basaksehir to get more game time, having previously played on loan at Egyptian club, Pyramid FC.
The Nigerian midfielder has expressed delight after joining Sivasspor by saying the move is a new chapter in his life and that he cannot wait to get to work at his new club.
Sivasspor confirmed the signing of the 24-year-old on their official website and all of their social media pages such as Twitter, Instagram and even Facebook on Saturday.
“Our Demir Grup Sivasspor which continues its new pre-season transfer studies has reached an agreement with Medipol Başakşehir Football Club for the lease of Okechukwu Azubuike who works as the front libero until the end of the 2021-2022 season.
“Okechukwu Azubuike who came to Sivas today signed the contract binding him to our Demir Grup Sivasspor at the signing ceremony attended by our Deputy Chairman, Erdal Sarılar.
“Born on April 19, 1997 in Katsina, Nigeria, Okechukwu Godson Azubuike started his football career in the Niger Tornadoes team in his country. He then played for Bayelsa United, Yeni Malatyaspor, Pyramids, Çaykur Rizespor and Istanbul Başakşehir FK.
“The 24-year-old player scored once in 153 games in his career and made 4 assists. We welcome Azubuike to our Demir Grup Sivasspor and wish them success under our red-white jersey.”
Azubuike has now reacted to his latest move on his verified Instagram account and that is by writing: “New season, New chapter, Same game. Lets get started @sivassporsk. Thank you Lord.”

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