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Another Nigeria Player beats Obafemi to be Most Expensive Player

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Nigeria’s most expensive player in history, Brown Ideye, has accomplished his transfer to Greek Super League side, Aris Thessaloniki, Nigeria news Live reports.

When it comes to combined transfer charges, Ideye who won the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations with the Super Eagles, is Nigeria’s most costly player in history.

He has a complete payment of €43.18m which places him first ahead of Obafemi Martins (€42.35) and Ahmed Musa (€41m)

The striker, who had played for West Brom, Sochaux and Tianjin Teda in China, signed a one-year contract with the Yellow and Blacks on Thursday.

He joined his teammates instantly in training after a quick dialog with manager, Savvas Pantelidis.

Ideye, who had additionally played for Greek giants, Olympiacos, scored 28 goals in 65 appearances and had 10 assists to his name with the club.

Aside from also representing Nigeria with the Flying Eagles squad to the 2007 FIFA U20 World Cup, Ideye had featured for Bayelsa United, Ocean Boys and Neuchâtel Xamax.

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