Super Eagles forward Obinna Nsofor will spend the next 12 months in Germany.

This follows reports that he has joined German second division side, MSV Duisburg.

Nsofor was a free agent after leaving Italian team Chievo Verona. He has however signed for MSV Duisburg on one-year deal, the German side have confirmed.

Nsofor will be hoping to revive his career with the MSV Duisburg who are chasing promotion to the German topflight.

Ivo Grlic, MSV Duisburg’s sports director, told the club website: “I am happy that Gino Lettieri (coach) and I were able to convince a player of the stature of Victor to get to MSV. And I am sure that he will help us with his ability to achieve our goal for the season to escape relegation. Similarly, Lettieri confessed that he is banking on the player capped 48 times by Nigeria to help the team to success.”

Lettieri also told MSV Duisburg’s website: “Victor will help us with his class more because we are sure. The conversations with him over the past few days have Ivo Grlic and convinced that he will fit into our team.”

On his part, Nsofor said he is looking forward to the new challenge.

He said: “I am looking forward to the new task here, the club, the fans and my teammates. I’ll do my best and hopefully play as soon as possible to help the team.”

The former West Ham and Malaga striker who was a free agent after his release from Chievo scored two goals in 10 appearances for the Italian side last term.

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In his 48 appearances for the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Nsofor has scored 12 goals.

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