Nigeria’s Alhaji Gero joins Iranian side Esteghlal from Ostersunds

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The 24-year-old attacker has departed the Turkish side to team up with the Azadi Stadium outfit on a deal that will keep him at the club until 2021

Alhaji Gero has moved to the Persian Gulf Pro League side Esteghlal from Ostersunds on a three-year contract after successful medicals.

The Nigerian striker joined Ostersunds in 2016 and made 55 league appearances, scoring six goals before his departure.

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On Wednesday, the Iranian outfit announced the acquisition of the former Viborg player.

“Al-Haji Gero officially has joined Independence. The Nigerian striker signed a three-year contract with the Esteghlal Club after medical test,” read a statement on the club’s website.

Gero could make his debut for Esteghlal when they clash with Tractor Sazi on Friday.

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