Owngoalnigeria.com can exclusively report that Nigeria U-23 and Akwa United forward Ubong Ekpai is presently undergoing medicals with Israeli side Maccabi Haifa.
Earlier on we had reported that the player belongs to Argentine agent Marcelo Houseman but another FIFA agent David Ouziel corrected our reports via a message directed at our editor with proofs to show he owns the player.
According to him he has been scouting the player the last one year which dates back to when he was playing at Kano Pillars before joining his hometown club, Akwa United this season.
David also confirmed to Owngoalnigeria.com that the former Kano Pillars ace is currently in Israel and will sign the dotted lines on a contract but the duration is yet to be agreed.
“Ekpai is presently undergoing medicals and will probably sign the deal tomorrow we will reveal the length of the contract by then” He told Owngoalnigeria.com
A member of the Nigeria U-23 team that won the U-23 AFCON championship in Senegal, he recently stole the headline when he scored the lone goal that gave Nigeria a shock victory over Brazil in an international friendly played to prepare both teams for the Olympics.