Former MFM FC forward Sikiru Olatubosun has completed his move to the Turkish side Ankraspor from another Turkish Super League Menemenspor, Felele247.com.ng understands.
The former Plateau United forward officially signed one and a half contract with the Ankara based club on Friday morning, Club president made the announcement where he presented to the club management and technical department alongside other signings.
′′ We completed the first half of the season beyond our expectations. So, we have transferred our transfers to regions where we need to reinforce the mistakes in the first half of the season and we will continue our transfers”.
“Hopefully he will benefit from our transfers enough, with the grace of God, we will take our place in the top ranks”
He made on 15 June 2016, Olatunbosun scored a brace against Nasarawa United at the Agege Stadium which earned him praise.
In August 2016 Olatunbosun scored another brace as MFM beat Akwa United 3-0.
Olatunbosun latter claimed that he knew he was going to score a brace against Akwa United because the match was on his birthday and he felt he had been empowered by God. Olatunbosun finished the season with 7 goals.
He scored his first goal in the colours MFM FC against Niger Tornadoes at the Agege stadium in an eventual 3–0 win in 2017.
On 24 February 2017 in a match against defending champions Enugu Rangers Olatunbosun took down a back-heel flick from teammate Stephen Odey and then improvised with a flick of his own over with his right foot over Rangers defender Emmanuel Etim and although off-balance managed to hit an unstoppable left-footed volley into the top corner.
The match ended with MFM prevailing 2–1 but Olatunbosun’s goal gained widespread attention over the internet and was nominated for the CNN goal of the week award.
On 4 March, it was announced that Olatunbosun’s goal had indeed won the CNN award gathering more than 80 percent of the vote.
Afterwards, Olatunbosun’s strike was also widely touted as worthy of the Puskas Award and mentions of it were published in Spanish, Brazilian, French, Italian, and British newspapers. Olatunbosun said afterwards that the goal was because of the grace of God, adding that he hoped that MFM F.C. would qualify for Africa’s continental championship at the end of the season.
He joined 2017 Nigeria Professional Football League champions Plateau United before securing to move to Memenspor of Turkey in 2018