Former England youth international Jonathan Chidozie Obika has signed a two-year contract with St Mirren after being released by Oxford United.
The Buddies continue the strengthening of their squad ahead of the Ladbrokes Premiership season with the capture of Nigeria-born English player Jonathan Obika.
— St Mirren FC (@saintmirrenfc) August 2, 2019
The 28-year-old striker made 16 appearances for Oxford last season scoring once. He however suffered a cruciate ligament injury in October and has not played since.
Looking forward to seeing the Saints tomorrow💪🏾🔥
— Jonathan Obika (@Jonathan_Obika) August 2, 2019
St Mirren have nevertheless taken a gamble on the former Spurs player, handing him a two-year deal.
— Jermaine Hylton (@Hylton_14) August 2, 2019
The former England Under-20 international began his career with Tottenham Hotspur and made four appearances for the London club.
Obika has since had spells with Yeovil, Millwall, Crystal Palace, Peterborough, Swindon, Charlton and Brighton.