Injured Nigeria midfielder Azubuike Okechukwu has become a father in Turkey.
Okechukwu who is on the payroll of Caykur Rizespor in the Turkish Super Lig has been out of action in the last 2 months due to injury.
The former Bayelsa United player has spent most of his playing career in the Turkish lig representing various clubs including Istanbul Baseksehir.
He welcomed a new baby on Tuesday and the club joined him in the celebration.
” Our professional football player Azubuike Okechukwu experienced the joy of becoming a father.
We congratulate the Azubuike family and Gabriella on a healthy long life”, the club statement said.