Nigeria Professional Football League Champions, Akwa United FC of Uyo has announced the signing of former Enyimba and Barcelona B player, Ezekiel Bassey and 10 others as new players ahead of the CAF Champions League and NPFL season.
Akwa United is currently in a closed training camp in Omoku, Rivers State ahead of their CAF Champions League first round first leg preliminary match against Algerian Football Champions, CR Belouizdad at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo on Sunday September 12.
In a release from the media team, the new players include forwards; Ezekiel Bassey who joined from Qanah SC of Egypt, Wasiu Alalade from Kwara United, Isaac George from Dakkada FC and Onovo David from Sokoto United.
Godspower Tower from Rangers International, Etop Udoh from Arar FC of Saudi Arabia, Austin Osayande from Dakkada FC and Hamza Mubarak from Sokoto United are the midfielders.
The club also announced Denis Nya who returned from his loan move to Plateau United, Evans Ogbonda from FC Ifeanyi Ubah and James Ajako from Jigawa Golden Stars as defenders.
“We are pleased to announce the acquisition of our new players following the successful completion of their transfers from their previous clubs. We trust in their ability to add quality to our collective dreams and aspirations. We are glad to have you join us…Welcome to Akwa United.” the statement from the club reads.
The team had earlier released eleven players at the end of last NPFL season following the expiration of their contracts with the Promise Keepers.