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Chinedu Ogbuke Obasi Rediscovers Scoring Touch In Sweden

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Former Super Eagles forward Chinedu Obasi Ogbuke is turning back the hands of time to the good old days, when he was a feared forward in Norway and Germany with his performances for Swedish side AIK Fotboll.

Ogbuke has been clubless since leaving Schalke 04 two seasons ago after five injury hit years at the club. A short trial at Sunderland didn’t work out and at the start of the transfer window he was in Norway before settling for AlK in Sweden.

Last night in AIK 3-0 away win over Djurgarden, the 30 years old struck the final goal with 14 minutes left to play in the tie, for his second goal in four games since joining the team a month ago.

The forward started his career with Chelsea star John Mikel Obi in Norway and was also reportedly on the radar of Chelsea before he moved to Hoffeinheim of Germany in 2007.

He has represented Nigeria at the Olympics, Africa Cup of Nations as well as at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa but last played in a friendly game against Argentina in 2011 which Nigeria lost 3-1.

In that game he scored Nigeria’s only goal after Gonzalo Higuain and Angel Di Maria have given Argentina a 2-1 lead. The third goal for the Argentine was an own goal scored by Elderson Echiejile.