Forgotten Super Eagles forward Anthony Ujah has completed his move to German Bundesliga 2 outfit, Eintracht Braunschweig.
Ujah, 31, switched to Braunschweig on a one-year deal with the option of another season as a free agent after the expiration of his contract with Union Berlin.
“With Anthony, we have an experienced striker, who with his complete fitness, will further enhance our squad on the offensive and especially in goal scoring,” said Braunschweig.
“At the same time, our young attackers will benefit from his experience. Tony is an absolute team player,” said Eintracht sporting director Peter Vollmann.
Ujah came to the Bundesliga from Norway in 2011. Overall, he scored 30 goals in 136 first-division games. The former Nigerian international was particularly successful for FC Köln in the 2nd Bundesliga, scoring 24 goals in 62 games.
“I’m very happy to be part of Eintracht in the future. I know the second Bundesliga division and will try to help the team with my experience.
“I was rooting for the DFB Pokal (FA Cup) game against Hertha Berlin at the airport in Nigeria on Sunday and I’m happy for the team. In the end, we want to celebrate winning together, I will invest everything for that,” said Ujah.
Ujah became a free agent after his contract with Union Berlin expired at the end of July
The Nigeria international is well known in German football, having played for Mainz, FC Cologne, Werder Bremen and Union Berlin in the Bundesliga.
The 31-year-old has experienced 2. Bundesliga football in the past, making 62 appearances and scoring 24 goals for Cologne.
Apart from the aforementioned clubs, Ujah lists Lillestrom and Liaoning Whowin among his previous employers.
He was a member of the Super Eagles squad to the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup in Brazil, where he started in a 6-1 rout of Tahiti.
Ujah has not played for the national team since September 8, 2015 when he was in action for 54 minutes in a friendly against Niger.