NPFL: Akwa United  captures Ezekiel Bassey


By Sampson Benjamin.

Nigeria’s Aiteo Cup champions, Akwa United has announced the captured of former Enyimba player Ezekiel Bassey.

The skilful forward returned to Nigeria after spending a period with Barcelona B team and a short instinct in Iran.

Ezekiel clinched the Catalan deal following his superlative performance when NPFL All Stars traveled to Spain on a training tour but failed to tie down a permanent deal.

The promise keeper announced his capture through its official twitter handle.

“We are glad to announce the signing of Super Eagles and former FC Barcelona Team B forward Ezekiel Bassey. Bassey may be available for selection against El-Kanemi on Thursday. It will be the player’s second stint with us and he has been assigned Jersey No 10,” the club tweeted.

Akwa which are placed 7th position will take on El-Kanemi in one of the rescheduled match on Thursday.

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