England-born sensation Emmanuel Onu Okwudili has signed a lucrative deal with Kazakhstan Premier League outfit Shakhter Karagandy.
His experience from playing with clubs in Bahrain, RC Athletico of Cape Town in South Africa, and Al Hilal of Sudan will undoubtedly contribute to Shakhter Karagandy’s defensive strength.
Team manager Igor Soloshenko seems to have confidence in Okwudili’s abilities, bringing him in to bolster the squad’s performance in the ongoing season.
Karagandy are currently positioned 10th on the league table and will aim to secure their place in the top tier by avoiding relegation in the competitive 14-team league.
Okwudili, expressing his joy upon joining Shakhter Karagandy, stated that playing for a big club like this is a dream come true for him.
During his unveiling, the Nigeria-eligible youngster said:
“It’s a dream to play for a big club like this. I want to thank the coaching crew and the club president. I’m so happy to be here. I’m so happy to join this club. I’m so excited and thrilled.”
His enthusiasm and excitement suggest a positive outlook for both the player and the team. Fans of Shakhter Karagandy will be eager to see how Okwudili’s skills and experience contribute to the club’s performance in the upcoming matches.