Okiki joins Argentine club on year's loan contract

Okiki joins Argentine club on year's loan contract
Okiki is at Argentine club Talleres Cordoba

by Samm Audu

Thursday Sep 01, 2016. 13:43

Sunshine Stars striker Afolabi Okiki has joined Argentina’s Club Atletico Talleres de Cordoba on a year-long loan with an option for a permanent deal thereafter.

READ: We first broke Okiki is in Argentina

The club announced the arrival of Okiki on their official website.

Okiki was one of the leading scorers in the Nigeria league with 13 goals for Sunshine before he headed out to Argentina in June after sparking off interest from a rash of clubs in Norway and Israel.

He is a big, powerful striker armed with a decent shot in his left foot.

He has featured for Nigeria Olympic team.

Talleres won the Primera B to join the top league in Argentina.

They began life in the big-time league with a 1-1 draw at Racing.

Their next league tie will be at home against one of Argentina’s foremost clubs River Plate on September 11.



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