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Orelesi Joins Ukrainian Club Metalury Zaporizhzhia

Former Flying Eagles defensive midfielder, Nurudeen Orelesi, who played at the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Egypt, has left Albanian club Skënderbeu Korçë to Ukrainian team, Metalury Zaporizhzhia for an undisclosed fee. 

The former Bolowotan FC defensive midfielder, Orelesi joined  Albanian club side Skënderbeu Korçë in 2011 but has moved on to face a new challenge in Ukraine. 

The chairman of Orelesi's former club (while he was in Nigeria) Bolowotan FC, Toyin Gafaar broke the news to SL10 on phone and he quoted Orelesi as saying the strong defensive midfielder is happy the deal has been completed. 

"It's a new challenge no doubt, I've spent the last four years in Albania and I won some trophies with my former team but right now I'm with Metalury Zaporizhzhia and I'm happy the deal has been completed," said Orelesi 

A delighted Toyin Gafaar who has been managing Bolowotan FC since 2007 said he's delighted to see products of his team shine amongst the best in the world.  

"Orelesi Nurudeen is one of the many players who are making us proud at Bolowotan FC and I'm happy to see him make his own mark,"

"We shall announce his move on our social media platform and on BFC mobile App," Gafaar spoke in a happy mood. 

The ex-Flying Eagles player moved to Albania in 2011 and won the Albanian Superliga thrice in 2011,2012 and 2013. He also won the Albanian Cup and Super Cup once in 2011 and 2013 respectively. 

Orelesi is expected to be unveiled on Monday. 

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