NPFL Transfer: Etim joins Akwa United


Flying Eagles and Enugu Rangers defender Matthew Etim, has dumped the Flying Antelopes for Akwa United.

The defender on Tuesday morning agreed a 2 years deal with the promise keepers and had this to say after putting pen to paper.

“It’s good to be back home. To play for Akwa United was a dream for me and I’m happy to actualize that,” the defender who was part of Nigeria’s team to the 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Rwanda told

 “Leaving Rangers was an easy decision for me even though they never wanted me to leave. It was time to seek a new a challenge and I believe i took the right decision by leaving.

“I’m happy I left on a good note which is the most important thing. You know football is funny as you cannot predict the future. May be in future I will return to Rangers.

“My main target now is to help Akwa United win the league and possibly the CAF Confederation Cup next year.”

Akwa United who emerged winners of the maiden edition of the Aiteo cup will be campaigning in the CAF confederation cup in 2018.

The Abdul Maikaba led team is currently recruiting players in order to fortify the team ahead of the continental and domestic assignment.

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