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Turkish champions, Istanbul Basaksehir have announced the permanent capture of Nigerian midfielder Azubuike Okechukwu on a 3-year deal after a successful loan stint at the club, AOIFootball.com reports. 

 

The Dream Team Eagles captain initially joined Basaksehir on loan from Egyptian side Pyramid FC for the 2019/2020 season but after helping them to their maiden league title, the midfielder was tied down till the summer of 2022-2023. 

 

We are happy to announce that our club decided to use the option in  Okechukwu Azubuikes contract and transfer the player until 2022-2023 season. Welcome again and good luck Azu!,” the club announced on their twitter handle. 

 

The 23-year-old featured in 19 league games for Basaksehir last campaign, winning 13 of those games to help them clinch the Turkish Super Lig title as well as a Round of 16 place in the Europa League. 

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