Ogenyi Onazi happy with progress in Turkey

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Nigeria midfielder Ogenyi Onazi is happy with the progress he has made in his first season in Turkey.

Onazi, 24, moved to Tranzonspor from Italian side SS Lazio at the beginning of the season and has made 31 appearances for his new club, scoring twice.

The playmaker was recently named one of the top 5 African players in Turkey and says he has been pleased with his development.

"I am happy with how fast I have developed myself since I left Italy," he told KweséESPN.

"I am always proud of what I'm doing because I put my best in whatever I do and ask God for His guidance."

Onazi is expected to be named in the Nigeria squad to face South Africa in a 2019 African Nations Cup qualifying match in Uyo early in June.