Free agent Imoh Ezekiel signs with La Liga club

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Imoh Ezekiel. credit: Twitter

Former Standard Liege and Anderlecht striker, Imoh Ezekiel has been snapped up by La Liga side Las Palmas on a two-and-half year deal.

Ezekiel, who has been a free agent since parting ways with Turkish side Konyaspor last December over wage disagreement​, was announced by the Gran Canaria side on their​ website late Friday night to have signed up with club.

“Nigerian striker Imoh Ezekiel will be a UD Las Palmas player until June 2019 and will occupy wear the number 14 jersey.

“The international Olympic footballer with Nigeria in Brazil was without a contract after separating from his previous club Konyaspor.” the website statement read.

The 24 years old joins compatriots, Ogenekaro Etebo and Emmanuel Emenike at the Island club. The duo were acquired in the January transfer window.

Imoh started his football career with 36 Lions of Lagos before heading for greener pastures at Standard Liege but surprisingly moved to the Arabian gulf to play for Al-Arabi where he was loaned back to Liege and later played for Anderlecht before joining Konyaspor in 2017.

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Shehu Idris Tẹjumọla​ is a final year student of Mass Communication at the University of Lagos, with the sobriquet "Unchoppable Eba". He is a football fanatic, a voracious reader of football contents and an Indefatigable football writing junkie.

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