OFFICIAL: Nigerian striker joins Slovenian club - FCNaija

Naija Players Abroad By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 13/03/2018

Nigerian striker Chinedu Udechukwu signed for Slovenian club NK Olimpija Ljubljana on a one-year loan deal from Katsina United.

Ljubljana announced in the club official website of the arrival the 23-year-old attacker from Nigerian Professional League on season-long with the option of making his stay with the club permanent by the end of the season.

The forward who is expected to undergo his medical examination on Wednesday after an agreeing a contract with the Slovenian club last month but could not travel to join his teammates due to the delay in the processing of his traveling documents.

The winter transfer market closed for business in Slovenia on February 15, 2018, and the paperwork was completed before the window shut.

Nigerian star will wear a number 40 on his back after training with his new teammate on Monday.

Udechukwu scored 11 goals last season to ensure Katsina United to stay up in the NPFL with Ljubljana interested in the NPFL Goal King Anthony Okpotu was linked with the club during the recent CHAN in Morocco.