​Nigerian striker joins Spanish club Las Palmas

Nigerian striker Imo Ezekiel joins Spanish club Las Palmas (photo: NSM)

Nigeria international striker Imo Ezekiel has completed a move to Spanish La Liga giants Las Palmas and has been given the number 14 jersey.
The 24-year-old is said to have signed a year and a half contract with the Spanish club as he joined them as a free agent.

Imo Ezekiel left Konyaspor over unpaid wages in December 2017 and he has been a free agent since then before joining Las Palmas.
The former U-23s winger becomes the third Nigerian international player at Las Palmas after Oghenekaro Etebo and Emmanuel Emenike joined the club before the close of the January transfer window.

He is also among the Nigerian players who are fighting for a place in Gernot Rohr’s team for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

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Meanwhile, Las Palmas are currently not having it rosy in the Spanish La Liga as they occupy 18th position on the standings with 18 points from 23 games.

Ezekiel who was part of the Nigerian squad that played at the 2016 Olympics in Brazil is expected to help the team.

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