JUST IN: 2013 AFCON winner joins new club after one year

Naija Players Abroad By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 12/02/2020

The 2013 AFCON winner Godfrey Oboabona has joined new club Dinamo Batumi after one year without a team since leaving HNK Gorica.

The 29-year-old center-back who played a hugely important role as Nigeria claim their third Africa Cup of Nations title in South Africa after beating Burkina Faso 1-0 in the final courtesy of Sunday Mba goal.

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Georgian top-flight club Dinamo Batumi have announced the signing of Oboabona as the George Geguchadze's side are reinforcing ahead of the commencement of the 2020 Erovnuli Liga season.

Dinamo Batumi finished second in the Georgian top-flight last term and will participate in the Uefa Europa League qualifiers next season.

However, Oboabona took his social media to celebrate after joining Georgian top-flight for an unclosed fee.

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Oboabona recently played in the Croatian top-flight with HNK Gorica, where he made 14 appearances during the 2018-19 campaign but the defender as once linked with a move to Arsenal under legendary manager Arsene Wenger at Emirate Stadium is aiming to earn a recall to Gernot Rohr's squad.