Nigeria international Okechukwu Gabriel has joined 19-time Moroccan Botola Pro champions Wydad Casablanca from Water FC on a four-year deal, for an undisclosed fee.
A number of clubs were thought to be tracking the 22-year-old striker, but he was impressed with the perseverance of Wydad Casablanca officials and their ambition.
“I am delighted to sign with one of the biggest clubs on the continent,” Okechukwu Gabriel told Futbalgalore.com.
“My transfer to Wydad Casablanca is an important step in my career.”
“I will do my best to prove my worth, and I promise the fans to help the club win in all competitions.”
The striker is one of the hottest prospects in Nigerian football.