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3 Nigerian Football Players Whose Contracts Were Terminated By Their Clubs This Season

Football is a sport that many people around the world love and enjoy. African countries, including Nigeria, can boast of a plethora of football legends. Many Nigerian footballers play for both international and domestic clubs. Some of these players are widely regarded as world-class footballers. Football league competitions are currently underway in various countries, with many clubs vying for one or two trophies this season.

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This season, many Nigerian professional football players are performing admirably for their clubs. However, some players were extremely unlucky in their clubs this season. This article will look at three Super Eagles players whose contracts were terminated by their club this football season.

Ramon Azeez,

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He is a Nigerian professional midfielder whose contract with his club, Granada FC, was terminated. In January 2019, he joined the Spanish La Liga club. Azeez appeared in 40 games for the club and scored two goals. However, when he was unable to secure a place in the team, he turned down a loan move away from the club. Granada decided to end their contract with him after rejecting his loan move. Little was known about the circumstances surrounding his dismissal. He's on loan to Cartagena right now.

Francis Odinaka Uzoho

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He is a Nigerian professional goalkeeper who has been invited to play in the Super Eagles' World Cup Qualifiers match against Liberia. APOEL, a Cypriot First Division club, announced the termination of their contract with the young Nigerian goalkeeper on August 31, 2021. They announced this on their social media page. Uzoho signed a three-year contract with the club in July 2020. He appeared in 18 League games, and his team finished third in their division. His contract was terminated without explanation. He returned to his old team, AC Omonia, in less than 24 hours after his contract expired.

John Mikel Obi

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He is a Nigerian professional defensive midfielder best known for his time with Chelsea FC. He is regarded as one of the greatest legends in Chelsea football history. Al Kuwait SC recently announced the termination of their contract with the Nigerian footballer. Mikel agreed to a one-year contract with the club in exchange for the promise of assisting them in winning trophies. Mikel, on the other hand, left the club just four months after joining without appearing in the Premier League. There is also little information available about why Al Kuwait terminated their contract with him. They announced the termination of their contract with the Nigerian professional footballer on their social media page a few days ago.

This football season, some Nigerian professional footballers were unable to settle into their new club. However, many of them are currently performing admirably in their respective clubs.

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