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Done Deal: Egwuekwe Seals SuperSport United 3-Yr Deal, Gets Jersey No. 27

By Tunji Balogun

. Egwuekwe during SuperSport United unveiling

Nigerian lanky defender, Azubuike Egwuekwe has joined South African Premier Soccer League (PSL) side SuperSport United FC on a three-year deal, the club announced on Thursday.

Egwuekwe, who recently left Finnish side Kuopion Palloseura (KuPS) by mutual consent decided to pitch his tent with the South African club, in quest for more challenge in his football career.

The former Warri Wolves central defender signed a one-year contract in the summer of 2016 alongside fellow Nigerian striker, Gbolahan Salami with KuPS, also with an option for another season, but opted to leave the club in search more prospect and opportunity, couple with the weather condition.

The 28-year-old defender scored five goals in his over 35 games appearance for the Finnish side since joining last year. He is expected to compete in jersey number 27 in the colours of his new club.

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