Nigeria Olympic Bronze medalist Okechukwu Azubuike is a happy man after his team Yeni Malatyaspor gained promotion to the Turkish Super Lig on Sunday night after recording a 1-1 draw against Boluspor in a match day 33 encounter inside their home ground, Malatya Inonu Stadium, AOIFootball.com reports.
‘Zubby’ who captained Nigeria National U23 to the Africa U23 nations cup which the country won and qualified for the Rio Olympics in 2016, was instrumental to the recent achievement of his second division Turkish based side, Malatyaspor. The midfielder who featured 27 times for Malatyaspor expressed his happiness via his official instagram page.
” Thanks to God for the game today🙏🙏 Another tough game. Finally we did it for the city of MALATYA.. MALATYASPOR💛❤️ welcome to the super league✔️🙌🏿🙌🏿 #BLICKBOY.” he posted.
Malatyaspor are top of the division with a game to go and have 61 points after 33 games played. Super Eagles Afcon 2013 winner Sunday Mba also features for the ‘Apricot Landers.’
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