Basaksehir lists Eagles Midfielder for Europa League action in Austria

BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - AUGUST 20: Okechukwu AZUBUIKE of Nigeria handles the ball during a match between Nigeria and Honduras as part of Men`s Football - Olympics at Mineirao Stadium on August 20, 2016 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Pedro Vilela/Getty Images)

Nigerian midfielder Azubuike Okechukwu is in contention to get minutes for Basaksehir on Thursday night against Wolfsberger AC in a Europa League match.

Okechukwu and Basaksehir are chasing a place in the next round of the competition, as they currently sit second behind AS Roma in group J.


The former Warri Wolves midfielder tweeted photos of himself at the Lavanttal-Arena in Austria.



Meanwhile, Azubuike who was also named in Nigeria’s squad for the U23 Africa Cup of Nations, is likely miss the Olympic Eagles’ opening match against Ivory Coast on Saturday.


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