FC Ifeanyi Uba has signed one of the top performing players in the local football league with a mouth-watering deal.
Godwin Obaje in action
Last season Nigeria Professional League top scorer, Godwin Obaje has joined heavy spenders FC Ifeanyi Ubah from Wikki Tourist.
Obaje finished as top scorer in the NPFL with 18 goals last season, and after two failed attempts to move abroad, he has pitched tent with the millionaire club.
“I have joined FC Ifeanyi Uba on a three year deal. I hope to help them achieve their continental and domestic aims this season”, Obaje told Owngoalnigeria.
His deal according to a source in the camp of Ifeanyi Uba makes him the highest paid player in the NPFL, but he refused to reveal the amount.
“He is now the highest paid player in the league, that is all I can tell you, and his contract will improve after every season. His salary is bigger and better than some in Europe”.
Further reports from others sources have it that the striker will now earn N500,000 weekly. Obaje is also said to have been placed on a monthly salary of N2million [about $6,500], which would make him the highest paid player in the league.