HJK Helsinki Deal Excites Echejile


New club deal excites Echejile

By Sampson Adedeji

After being unattached for some time, Nigeria’s Super Eagles defender Elderson Echejile has officially announced his move to Finnish league.

Former Insurance of Benin defender has been undergoing a trial with HJK Helsinki after he terminated his deal with Belgian second-tier side Cercle Brugge.

The club agreed on a deal with him last week but the left-footed defender officially announced the deal via his social media handle.

“I’m happy to inform my fans of my decision to take up a new football challenge in Finland. I’m officially a player of HJK Helsinki #Grateful ” he wrote.

Before moving to Finland, Echejile has played in Portuguese side Braga, Sivaspor, AS Monaco, to mention but a few.

He was part of Nigeria Super Eagles team to the last FIFA World Cup in Russia.


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