2013 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) revelation Sunday Mba is reportedly on the verge of a move to French Ligue 1 side Bastia.
An anonymous source close to the 24-year-old midfielder revealed to MTNFootball.com that a move for the Warri Wolves player to the French club is now imminent, saying:
“Last week, Sunday completed his travel documents to go and sign for Bastia in the French top flight.
“He is expected to sign a three-year contract with the Ligue 1 outfit this week, but I don’t have the other details of the contract.”
Mba, who scored Nigeria’s Afcon 2013 winning goal against Burkina Faso in February, played for Enugu Rangers on a season-long loan since returning from the African soccer showpiece in South Africa.
He becomes the third home-based players who featured for Nigeria at the Nations Cup to be moving across the shores of the country.
Bastia had previously tried signing Godfrey Obaobona, who has since joined Turkish side Rizespor, but an agreement fell through.
Mba has capped 17 times for Nigeria and scored 5 goals including the match winner in the 2-1 semi-final victory over Cote d’Ivoire in February.
MBA signed a one year contract with the Ligue 2 football club today.