Super Eagles and Trabzonspor of Turkey midfielder, Eddy Ogenyi Onazi has confirmed payment of One Million Naira to Lobi Stars after the club defeated UMS de Loum of Cameroon 2-0 to qualify for the next round of the CAF Champions League, AOIFootball.com reports.
The former Lazio midfielder had promised to make a donation of one million naira to the Markurdi-based club earlier this week and confirmed to AOIFootball.com exclusively that he has now made the payment to the team.
Onazi further hailed the team for advancing to the next round of the competition and urged them not to be deterred in their quest to bring success to the country.
“I want to congratulate the team for their win and progress to the next round. I want them to continue working hard and ensure they bring the trophy to Nigeria again,” Onazi said.
Meanwhile, the cash was handed to Lobi Stars’ captain, on Thursday.
Having missed his side’s last two due to accumulated yellow cards, the Eagles’ anchorman his expected to return for Trabzonspor against Konyaspor on Saturday.