Nigeria’s Super Eagles midfielder Michael Babatunde has said goodbye to the Moroccan club, Wydad Casablanca, goodbye after the expiration of his contract.
With a total of 14,420 minutes, has had 188 appearances, 163 lineups, 35 substitutes, 10 substitutes out, 25 substitute on the bench, 101 goals, 19 yellow cards, 0 red cards.
In December 2015, he joined the Casablanca giants before joining Qatari based club Qatar SC on 31 May 2016, before returning to Morocco to their city rivals Wydad Casablanca in 2018.
The Lagos State-born midfielder who started his professional career with Heartland from an Abuja based academy Water FC, posted an emotional message to the entire staff of the club wishing them the best for the future on his social media account.
“These years in Wydad Casablanca, have been wonderful. None of this would have been possible without the club’s support.
He added, “Special thanks to the fans, my teammates, the club staff, to the coaches who had confidence in me and allowed me to grow as a player.
He continued, “However, I believe that the time has come for a new chapter in my career. To the fans, you have been amazing in the last three years.
It has been an exciting one for me in the city of Morroco.
“To everyone at Wydad, Goodbye and thank you. Wydad will be forever in my heart. Keep the flag flying,” he said.
Babatunde who has also played in Ukraine was part of Nigeria’s Super Eagles to 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil under late coach Stephen Keshi and has 17 caps and 2 goals for Nigeria