Nigeria Professional Football League
leading scorer, Stephen Odey, has joined Swiss
side FC Zurich after passing a medical at the club
on Thursday, Completesportsnigeria.com has
scooped on good authority.
The 19 year old signed a four year deal at the club
and will earn a $8,000 a month at the club, it also
Odey becomes the second Nigerian player to
switch clubs on deadline day after Kelechi
Nwakali’s move to VVV Venlo was confirmed by
The Nigerian B team striker who scored 18 NPFL
goals departed the shores of the country on
Wednesday night after training with his MFM FC
teammates earlier in the day. He is expected to
be unveiled by the club on Friday,
“He (Odey) has moved from MFM FC to FC Zurich
and he is expected to be unveiled on Friday at the
club,” the source revealed.
Odey is expected to replace 21-year-old Ghana
international, Raphael Dwamena, a striker who
has joined newly promoted Premier League side
Brighton & Hove Albion.
The 19 year old becomes the third Nigerian player
to represent the club after the late Rashidi Yekini
and Ike Shorunmu.