When the Yeni Malatyaspor fans sing in the stands and chant Black Boy…Black Tiger or lelele azuu… Midfielder Azubuike Okechukwu insists its all love and not racism.
The 20-year-old, who joined the TFF 1. Lig side in 2015 has established a strong presence in the heart of the midfield.
All things being equal, Yeni Malatyaspor will gain promotion to the Super Lig; with three games left to play this season, and the former Bayelsa United player has earned every minute on the turf.
— YeniMalatyaSpor (@MalatyaFutbol) April 30, 2017
With racism at the heart of football discussions in the last couple of weeks, Okechukwu recalls, that his performances for the Turkish side has been endearing.
The former Dream Team VI star maintains that every chant from the stands have been in recognition of his consistently, top game for the team.