Whitecaps sign Nigerian midfielder Nosa Igiebor to one-year deal with club options

By The Canadian Press
September 8, 2017 - 3:30pm

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps signed Nigerian midfielder Nosa Igiebor on Friday to a deal that will run through the rest of this season.

Igiebor's deal also has club options for the 2018 and 2019 seasons.

The 26-year-old has over 300 professional appearances including two seasons in Spain's La Liga with Real Betis.

Igiebor has two goals in 15 appearances for Nigeria's men's national team.

The five-foot-10, 175-pound Igiebor joins the Whitecaps from Caykur Rizespor of Turkey. He had one goal and two assists in 15 appearances, including a pair of Turkish Cup matches, during the second half of last season.

 

 

 

The Canadian Press

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