Nigerian midfielder Ededem Essien has joined Russia Premier League side, FC Pari NN from Al-Akhdar SC of Libya, SportsRation reports.
The 25-year old has signed a one-year contract with the Russian club who sought midfield reinforcement as they campaign in the ongoing 2023/2024 season.
A former FC Van of Armenia midfield starlwart, Ededem Essien’s transfer to FC Pari Nizhny Novgorod will excite manager Sergey Yuran as he prepares for their Russia Premier League matchday three clash vs Krasnodar on August 8.
At 1.80m, the Nigerian midfielder possesses good physique to excel in his preferred defensive midfielder position.
Represented by Badiq group, Ededem Essien will not have the luxury of Pre-season with his new club as the Russian Premier League season has already witnessed two matchdays.
After two games, FC Pari NN has gathered a single point to occupy a midtable position ahead of the matchday three visit to Krasnodar.