Official: Lobi Stars defender, Stephen Eze joins Sunshine

Stephen Eze

Stephen Eze

Nigeria premier league sides, Lobi Stars football club of Makurdi and Sunshine football club of Akure have reached an agreement for the permanent transfer of central defender Stephen Eze to the latter for an undisclosed fee.

Confirming the transfer, Lobi Stars supremo Dominic Iorfa said, “We got Eze on the streets of Makurdi and since we have develop him, Lobi has the right to get a percentage from his transfer fee”

Eze was scouted in Makurdi while he played amateur football (Nationwide) and joined Lobi Junior Stars in 2012, before his elevation to Lobi Stars first team in 2013. Eze has since evolved into one of the best young defenders in only his first season in Nigeria’s top flight.

Eze haven spent the first round of the season playing for Lobi, has been training with Sunshine but is yet to play any official match.

Meanwhile Lobi Stars have moved quickly to sign Nembe City central defender, Samson Gbadebo, as Eze’s replacement.

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