*ON THE RISE: Oboabona has hit it big in Turkey. 

Summer Transfer: Oboabona Dumps Keshi’s Home-Based Eagles
.As Rizespor Sign Sunshine Star Skipper 
Godgrey Oboabona will no longer take part in next year’s African Nations Championship, CHAN, slated for South Africa, as Turkish club, Rizespor have announced they have signed the versatile Super Eagles defender.
He is now a foreign-based Eagles star and will be invited with the big boys to play for Nigeria by Coach Stephen Keshi. Keshi has started searching for another defender to take over the role of Oboabona in his Home-Eagles’ squad.

According to a statement on the club’s official website signed by the club’s director and press officer Spacious Aykut, the ex-Sunshine Stars captain sealed a four year deal.
The 2013 Afcon winner will formalise the deal with contract signing ceremony as well as his unveiling on Thursday 22 Augus at Rizespor Mehmet Cengiz club house.

The versatile player, who could play central defence, defensive midfield or right fullback, is expected to earn about 450,000 Euros a season in Turkey.Oboabona  is the second Nigeria player at Rizespor, as he joined ex-Enyimba striker Uche Kalu.

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