EXCLUSIVE: Former Stoke City Youngster Roy Odiaka Pens Three - Year Deal With Universitatea Cluj
Published: July 09, 2013
EXCLUSIVE: Former Stoke City Youngster Roy Odiaka Pens Three - Year Deal With Universitatea ClujFrench - Nigerian striker Roy Odiaka has revealed his delight after signing a three - year contract with Romanian Liga 1 side Universitatea Cluj on Tuesday.

The 22 - year - old last played for Stoke City's Under 21 team, for whom he scored 1 goal in 3 appearances in the Premier League in the 2012 - 2013 campaign.

Just yesterday, it was announced that Odiaka was undergoing test at Universitatea Cluj, incidentally the last team of another Nigerian striker Tony Nwakaeme.

Within 24 hours, he has done enough to convince manager Ionel Ganea and has been offered a contract.

''I am happy signing this contract. Since I arrived Romania, the coaching staff has been good to me and it was a major decision why I agreed to pen this deal.

''I see Universitatea Cluj as a big club because they have a lot of ambition.

''I can't wait to start the season and help the club get to where they want to be,'' an elated Roy Odiaka told allnigeriasoccer.com in a telephone conversation.

Roy Odiaka is eligible to play for the National Teams of Nigeria, France and Senegal.


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