Nigeria striker Uche Nwofor has quit VVV Venlo, according to the Dutch second division club.
The club announced Thursday that it has reached an agreement with the Super Eagles forward to terminate his contract with them.
“VVV-Venlo and Uche Nwofor have spoken in recent weeks with each other and the player has indicated that he would like to play at a higher level,” disclosed the Dutch club in their official website.
“The two parties on September 1 decided to award the player an exit so he can play at another club as a next step in his career.He (Uche Nwofor) was an important player for us, but we understand his position. He has national team and personal goals he wants to achieve.”
“We thank him for his time at the club and wish him all the best with his new club. We are confident that he has a great future ahead.” the club expressed.
The player, who is in Calabar with the Nigeria squad for AFCON qualifiers against Congo DR and South Africa, has said he is on his way to teaming up with an undisclosed club in Belgium.
Nwofor joined the Eredivisie side in 2011 but signed a loan deal with another Dutch side Heerenveen last season after Venlo were relegated.
Nwofor played for the Flying Eagles at the 2011 African Youth Championships in South Africa and at the subsequent World Cup in Colombia.
He made his World Cup bow as an 80th minute substitute in Nigeria’s final group game against Argentina in Brazil.