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Woobay Joins Astra in Training

Woobay Joins Astra in Training

Romanian League leaders Astra could make a move for Leone Stars midfielder Julius Woobay if he is positive at his trials with the club.

The 30-year-old is a free player for about a month now after his contract with Ajarbajan club Neftchi Baku expires, and has report had it that he refused to pen a new deal as he said he is looking for a new challenge

It has always been interesting to continue playing in Europe, but the situation at the moment is tough all am hoping for is to get a contract here so I need is to focus on my training he said. In January 2007, Woobay moved to Romanian Liga I side Universitatea Craiova on a four and a half year contract from Cypriot club Nea Salamina FC for $450k.

During the summer of 2012 Woobay signed a one-year contract with Baku. He made his club debut in their 3-0 UEFA Champions League 2nd qualifying round 1st leg match against Zestafoni, with him scoring the second of the night Woobay followed this up with a goal in the 2nd leg and one in their 6-2 aggregate defeat to Ironi Kiryat Shmona in the third round, which saw them been  knocked into the UEFA Europa League play off round where Woobay also scored to help Neftchi reach the Group Stage of the UEFA Europa League for the first time. During the 2012–2013 season. The former Universita Player played in 31 league games, scoring 8 goals, and 5 cup games to help Neftchi win a 2013 League and Cup double.

Woobay signed a new contract with Neftchi in June 2013 before moving on loan to Al Shabab of the UAE Arabian Gulf League on a year-long loan in July 2013.

Currently Astra are sitting top of the Romanian Liga I table with 20 points out of 9 games play so far winning 6 drew 2 and a loss in the liga.

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