Magnus Okuonghae leaves the U’s

MAGNUS Okuonghae has officially turned down the offer of a new contract at Colchester United.

The experienced centre-half is therefore a free agent, and is looking to further his career, almost certainly in the Championship.

U’s boss John Ward had offered Okuonghae a new deal, and had extended the deadline for the 26-year-old’s response.

But Okuonghae, like keeper Ben Williams, has rejected the offer of a new contract.

Okuonghae’s agent, Leon Callander, revealed: “It has not been an easy decision for Magnus to leave as he has loved his time with Colchester.


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“But he is ambitious and wants to play at the highest possible level and we are now considering the options available to us.”

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