Odibe joins Akzhayik Uralsk FC
Nigerian defender Michael Odibe has signed a one-year deal with Kazakhstan’s first division club Akzhayik Uralsk.
Odibe, who turned down a contract extension with Romanian first division club CS Concordia Chiajna in the summer for a return to Kazakhtan in the winter transfer window, will wear the jersey No.29 at the club after successfully passing his medicals at the club.
The former Arsenal Kiev and Dnipro defender made one international appearance for the Super Eagles in 2011.Odibe was also joined by another Nigerian forward, Izu Azuka, who signed a one year deal as well after stints with Turkish second division side Yeni Malatyaspor.Azuka, a former player of national U-23 side, also featured for FC Irtysh Pavlodar and FC Taraz in the Kazakhstan top flight division.
Report by Miyen Akiri