Sharks, Rangers, Pahang of Malaysia and Dolphins midfielder, Iyowuna Edward has finally resurfaced
in the Nigerian League in the colours of Go Round FC.
Round play in the 2nd tier of the League, called the Nigeria National
League and Edward who last played for Dolphins in 2010 is now in the books of
Go Round FC.
told naijafootball247.com exclusively that he spoke with the manager of the
club, visited their training facilities and felt it would be a good place to
restart his career that was cut short by a fracture while preparing for a CAF
Champions League game with Dolphins a few years back.
spoke with the club’s manager and its coach as well as the president and when I
was through I realized they had a project that I wanted to be a part of,”
is a very young team of inexperienced players here and I believe I can be
someone they will look up to as we hope to achieve great things for the club.”
coach of the side, Ngozi Elechi told naijafootball247.com that he watched
Iyowuna at non-league side, Pioneers during the FA Cup last year and knew he
had to have him at his club.
have a very young team here and having qualified to play in the pro-ranks I thought
we needed some experienced players to lead the kids the right way.
believe Edward will come good for the team as he has a lot to teach the younger
players,” Elechi said.
Edward played for Sharks in the late 90s before hooking up with Rangers
2006 he joined Dolphins and won two FA Cup trophies before he dropped to join
non-league side, Pioneers after two career threatening injuries kept him out
for 8 and 6 months, first in 2007 and again in 2009.
Round FC is owned by Felix Obuah and is based in the oil rich City of Omoku in