Nigeria World Cup 2014 defender Azubuike Egwuekwe has agreed a deal to join Premier South Africa League side SuperSport United, Owngoalnigeria.com understands.
The 28 year old who is currently on the books of Finnish side KuPS has agreed a deal to join the PSL side bringing to an end his two years stay with KuPS where he played 50 league games and scored five goals from his position as a central defender.
His club confirmed that he will join a South African team before the week runs out, but they didn’t give out the name of the club but latest reports confirmed he will join SuperSport United.
Egwuekwe has 22 senior national team caps for Nigeria and was a part of the team that won the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa, and also made the cut to the World Cup in Brazil.
He also represented Nigeria at the 2013 Confederations Cup and also the 2013 Africa Nations Championship popular referred to as CHAN Championship meant for players based in their various domestic leagues in Africa.