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Nigerian Philip Otele delighted to join UAE club Al Wahda

Nigerian player, Philip Otele is delighted to join United Arab Emirates club, Al Wahda.

Otele completed his move to Al Wahda from Romanian club CFR Cluj on Monday.

The Nigerian put pen to paper on a five-year contract.

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The 25-year -old opted to join Al Wahda despite interest from Premier League club, Brighton & Hove Albion.

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“I am extremely happy and excited for the upcoming challenges and competitions with Al Wahda,” he told the club’s official website.

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“I am proud to wear this badge and grateful for the warm welcome and confidence from the club’s leadership and management.”

Welcoming the striker, Al Wahda said; “The Board of Directors, represented by Mr. Ahmed Awadh Al Otaiba, Vice Chairman of the Football Company, welcomed the player to the home of champions, wishing him success and prosperity.”

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