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Governor Samuel Ortom; his deputy, Benson Abounu; and other members of the State Executive Council on Wednesday in Makurdi gave the two footballers a standing ovation for being true ambassadors.

Nigerian midfielder Ogenyi Onazi on Wednesday left Trabzonspor to join Yukatel Denizlispor, another club of Turkey’s top-tier football league.

Mikel left Championship club Middlesbrough at the end of the 2018-19 season after the completion of his short-term deal and he is now set for his first adventure in the Turkish top-flight.

The Omeruos, who got married in 2017 before completing the wedding rites earlier this year in Turkey, have thus joined the ever-growing list of current Eagles stars who have welcomed little additions to their families – William Troost-Ekong, Moses Simon and Ogenyi Onazi.

Gernot Rohr opted for Nigeria Professional Football League hotshot, Junior Lokosa, and Crotone of Italy striker, Simeon Nwankwo, to lead Nigeria’s attack, while stand-in in captain, Ogenyi Onazi, Joel Obi, Oghenekaro Etebo and Kelechi Iheanacho were in midfield