Latest Signing: Super Eagles Defender to play in Champions League

Brian Idowu completes Locomotiv move

Super Eagles Defender, Bryan Idowu has joined another Russian side, Lokomotiv Moscow after leaving Amkar Perm as a free agent. 

The deal was confirmed by Lokomotiv Moscow on Tuesday and will mean that the 26-year-old is likely to feature in the Champions League in weeks to come.


The club won the Russian Premier League title last season and will be participating in the UEFA Champions League in the 2018/2019 season.

Lokomotiv website read, “National team of Nigeria defender Bryan Idowu has signed a three-year contract with Lokomotiv Moscow.”

Brian did not fail to hide his excitement being a part of the Club. He said. ”

I am very glad to switch to Lokomotiv. I’m really looking forward to joining the team at the training camp. As a child, I watched the matches of “Loco” in the Champions League – against Real and Inter. The whole country was proud of the team.

“I’m happy to be acquainted with Alexander Kolomeitsev, with whom I played together in Perm. The rest of the guys know about the matches of Amkar against Lokomotiv.”

Idowu who was born in Russia but opted to represent his fatherland played in all three Super Eagles games at the Russia 2018 World Cup.

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