Sports Shola Ameobi agrees one-year deal with Turkish club

Super Eagles striker Shola Ameobi has joined the legion of Nigerian players plying their trade in the Turkish League after completing a transfer move to Gaziantep Büyüksehir Belediyespor.

Ameobi joined the Turkish club on a free transfer after he was released last season by English Premier League side,Newcastle.

The 32-year old on Monday agreed a one-year deal with Belediyespior,hoping to shoot the club to a place in Europe.

A statement published on Gaziantep's official website read: "We want to establish an ambitious team in the league this season, and a strong team continues to strengthen by adding players.

"We have therefore tied Nigerian striker Shola Ameobi - from one of the strongest teams in England, Newcastle United - to us for one year."


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