FK Austria Wien snap up Super Eagles star from Akwa Utd

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FK Austria Wien have announced the signing of Super Eagles and Akwa United attacker Ibrahim Alhassan on Friday, Naijafootballplus.com report.

The 20-year-old former Flying Eagles player has agreed a loan deal until the end of the season with the 24-time Austrian league champions having an option to buy next summer.

Alhassan who made his international debut for Nigeria against Togo in June was instrumental as the Super Eagles B team sealed their qualification to the African Nations Championship last weekend in Kano. He was also part of the NPFL All-Star team to Spain for a LaLiga tour in 2016.

Alhassan who joins Austria Wien, a former club of countryman Kayode Olarenwanju witnessed his new club’s qualification into the group stage of the UEFA Europa League on Thursday.

“I am delighted to be part of Austria from now on. I can not wait to get to know the team and work hard together to make even more success with it,” said Abdullahi to Austria Wien’s website.

On his part, Austria Wien’s Sports Director, Franz Wohlfahrt said: “Ibrahim Alhassan Abdullahi is a player with great potential. He is a team player who has speed and good ball handling. We are convinced that this transfer is one with a great perspective. ”

 

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