Talk about a Nigerian footballer who is relentlessly optimistic, Yakubu Aiyegbeni comes to mind.

English side, Coventry have announced the signing of the former Nigeria international until the end of the season.

The 34-year-old who made  482 appearances and scpred 220 goals in his club career will wear the number 22 jersey at his new club.

 

“We’re pleased to have secured the signing of Yakubu, who brings vast experience and a terrific goal record,” the coach 

“His professional career speaks for itself, having scored consistently at the highest level of English football, and will act as a superb role model for the younger players.

“He is astute on the ball, has clear quality and presence, and we’ll continue to work on his match fitness as we prepare for the final 16 games of this season.” Coventry coach, Russell Slade told Coventry’s official website.

The Yak, as fondly called has had spells in Everton, Middlesbrough, Portsmouth and recently at Turkey outfit, Kayserispor.