OFFICIAL: Echiejile pens one-year deal with Sivasspor

Elderson Echiejile
Having failed to cement a place in AS Monaco, the defender has teamed up with the Turkish topflight outfit

Elderson Echiejile has signed a one-year contract with Sivasspor, the Super Lig club have announced.

The Super Eagles defender failed to secure regular action at AS Monaco – starting 33 matches across three seasons.

Aside from that, he was loaned to Standard Liege and Sporting Gijon in a bid to ensure he gets regular playing time.

And after passing his medical on Friday afternoon, the 29-year-old was signed for just 12 months.

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''Our club signed a one-year contract with the Nigerian left-hander, Elderson Echiejile, to be effective as of 2017/18 season,'' the club wrote on their website.

Echiejile becomes the Samet Aybaba's third signing after Hakan Bilgic and Arouna Kone.