Victor Obinna has claimed that he snubbed offers from European clubs to sign for South Africa’s side Cape Town City.
The former Lokomotiv Moscow striker signed up with Benni McCarthy’s side as a free agent and penned a year contract.
The 30-year-old also stressed that the desire to return ’ home’ lured him to take up the new challenge and having played with the gaffer while at West Ham United it was easy for him to make up his mind on the Cape Town outfit.
“I had other offers in Europe but this move was the right one for me, it feels great to return home playing again on African soil,” Obinna told BBC Sport.
“But to play football to the fullest of your abilities, you have to be happy.