EXCLUSIVE: Lobi Stars Forward Okpotu In Norway For Trials


Lobi Stars of Makurdi top striker Anthony Okpotu is presently in Norway undergoing trials with an unnamed first division team, Owngoalnigeria.com understands.

The forward who is presently one goal behind top scorers Godwin Obaje and Okiki Afolabi on 12 goals joins the bandwagon of Nigeria Professional League players who have flocked the Scandinavian nation the past few weeks.


Already Kano Pillars trio of Prince Aggrey, Ifeanyi Matthew and Emmanuel Edmund are in Norway as well for trials with various teams in the Eliteserien league.

22 year old Okpotu who has experience of playing abroad when he turned out for Al-Ittihad of Libya arrived the country this week for trials with a team battling relegation in the country according to reports gathered by Owngoalnigeria.com.

He will spend two weeks in Norway before a decision will be made on if he is to be offered a contract or not, Owngoalnigeria.com will continue to monitor his progress while in Norway.