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John Ogu open to Ifeanyi Ubah switch

John Ogu during the 2019 AFCON in Egypt

Amid speculations linking John Ogu to Barcelona, the Super Eagles midfielder has revealed that he is open to a switch to Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Ifeanyi Ubah in the nearest future, SportingLife.ng can report.

JOhn Ogu
Ogu wants to play for Ifeanyi Ubah before he retires.

The 31-year-old is currently a free agent after leaving Hapoel Beer Sheva following a successful five-year spell where he won the Israeli league three times and voted the Best Foreign Player in 2016.

Speaking with SportingLife, he revealed: “I’m a fan of our league and everything that has to do with Nigeria. I have this dream of playing for a local club before I retire.

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“I’ll love to play for a club in my state and Ifeanyi Ubah is in my state and if it happens I will grab it but right now – I’m still strong and healthy.

“I still have a lot to offer out there in Europe but when its time, I will definitely end up in the league. I feel we need to do this more to promote our league.”

The NPFL is currently on break but Ogu is a huge fan of the English premier league and a lifelong Arsenal fan – with the Gunners struggling for form, the Nigerian may just be making a surprise move to England.

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