Nigeria’s Uzochukwu joins Danish club, Odense


Taiwo Adelu
Izunna Uzochukwu in training
Izunna Uzochukwu (right) in action for Amkar Perm during a match in the Russian League
Super Eagles midfielder Izunna Ernest Uzochukwu‎ has finally left his Russian Club, Amkar Perm, six months after joining the club on free transfer and he is set to sign for Odense Monday.
Uzochukwu is currently in Denmark to complete his move to OB Odense.
The Nigerian player, whose initial move was stalled by Amkar Perm in December, disclosed that he hopes to seal his move away from the Russian side by Monday after he was permitted to discuss personal terms with the Danish side.
The 25-year-old who joined Amkar on a free transfer last Summer further stated that his exit from the club is solely based on football reasons.
Izunna Uzochukwu in training
“I’m in Denmark to complete my move to Odense.
“I need to play more regularly to improve in my game and enhance my chances of featuring in the national team back home in Nigeria.
“That’s why I’m seeking a move away and it should be completed by Monday,” he said.
Odense are currently seventh on the Danish Super Liga.
The former FC Ebiedei and Midtjylland star had played 11 games for Amkar in all competitions before the winter break. …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper