Muscat Sporting Club of Oman have agreed a deal in principle to sign Etim Matthew in a deal facilitated by a Lagos based Charlesann Sports Management.
Matthew is currently plying his trade with his hometown club Akwa United.
The defender was part of 2016 Nigeria Professional Football League champions Rangers International of Enugu.
Felele247.com.ng can report exclusively that defender will travel on Sunday to the Omani capital to seal the deal with his new employers
Etim made his league debut in the NPFL in the 2010-2011 season with Kaduna United.
During the summer of 2016, Etim featured for NPFL All-stars in the tour of Spain. On 10 August 2016, he suffered a strain on his left foot in the 2-1 loss to Valencia CF at the Alzira Stadium.
The injury ruled him out of the rest of the tour, and his place was taken by Ifeanyi Nweke in subsequent matches – against Atlético Madrid and Málaga CF.
Matthew Etim joined Uyo-based club, Akwa United from Enugu Rangers on a one-year deal in December 2017, with an option for an extension.
He was unveiled at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, on 6 January 2018.
He took over the team’s no. 4 jersey from Alhassan Ibrahim, after the former Nigeria national under-20 football team player moved to FK Austria Wien.
He left Kaduna United after two seasons (2010-2012) and joined seven-time NPFL champions, Enugu Rangers, where he spent five seasons (2012-2017).