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Efe Ambrose joins Derby County on loan, Mourns Ogunjiobi

Nigeria Super Eagles defender, Efe Ambrose has joined Derby County on a short term loan deal.

The deal was completed yesterday,  while speaking to newsmen, the former, Celtic and Hibernian FC player said he is happy to sign for a big club like Derby, the players and manager are good together with the environment. And happy to hook up and work with the legendary, Frank Lampard.

The defender who can play any role in the back four took time to mourn former secretary general of Nigerian football federation, Chief Taiwo Ogunjiobi, whom he described as a father figure to him.

“It’s another new and great challenge for me signing Derby County and happy, having played in Scotland for several years. Its a total different challenge for me which am looking forward to prove myself. The environment is fantastic, I have a good manager in the person of the legend, Frank Lampard, who believes so much in me.

I will take every opportunity as it comes in any match I play during my stay here with them. It will be my dream to see to it that the club qualifies for championship playoffs, which will afford us the opportunity to play premier league, and also using it as an opportunity to launch myself back into Super Eagles. He stated

Unfortunately today I received with great shock the death of Chief Taiwo Ogunjiobi. It’s sad he is gone. He was a great and a good father to me. He was always there to advise and pray for me. I will miss him greatly. The football family has lost a great gem. May his gentle soul rest in peace. Amen. He concluded

About Ayeni Wale

Olawale Ayeni, is a Media and Communication Arts, Masters in view fellow, a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Abuja respectively, has been in journalism right from his school days. He was a sports broadcaster with Osun state Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC). He was Sports Editor, Daily Stream Newspaper before joining Leadership Newspaper as Sports Correspondent. A lover of grassroots sports development and golf. A strong support of Arsenal FC.

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