Turkish top division side Bursaspor have confirmed the signing of Nigeria U-23 forward Taiwo Abdulrahman and four others, Owngoalnigeria.com can reveal.
Abdulrahman was a late omission from the Nigeria U-23 team that went to the Rio 2016 Olympics, despite participating in almost all of their camping exercise and test games prior ro the games.
He wasn’t the only Nigerian signed by the team as they also confirmed the signing of four other Nigerian teen, who are expected to be with the youth team of the Turkish side.
While 18 year old Taiwo will move straight to the first team the quartet of Pascal Onyedika Okoli, Jerry Adim Ikaye, Yusuf Abdullah Mohammed and Rasheed Bolaji Eyitayo will all be with their youth team.
In the past Bursaspor used to have former Super Eagles left full back Taiye Taiwo on their books before his release, off late Turkey has been the first port of call for most Nigerian players moving to Europe from the local scene.