By Uche Dozie
Sport Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Ahead of the second phase of the 2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), teams are gearing up for the May 9th resumption of the league by adding new legs to their season campaign.
Amongst the teams that have added more soldiers to their army is relegation threaten Adamawa United who lie 20th on the league log with 12 points and Wikki Tourist who are. 13th on the log and just 7 points away from the relegation zone.
Adamawa United fortified their squad with the eleven players. They are:
Afeez Akambi, Dunama Abutu Abubakar Babaji from Wikki Tourists
John Paul – Warri Wolves
Chinenye – Abia Warriors
Yusuf Suleiman – Jigawa Golden Stars
Yahuza Bala- Delta Force
Osondu Jonathan – Niger Tornadoes,
Ogbonna Anayor- Yobe Warriors Bolaji Michael- Malumfashi FC Isaac Ali Abdul – Jarma FC Osigwe Emmanuel Omaka
Ehis Kenneth – Elkanemi
Wikki Tourist made some signings, top on the list is Egyptian left-back Mahmoud Jamaal whse contract is till the end of the season. He was signed from Egyptian side Egypt Insurance, on loan from Wadi Degla FC in the Nigerian Professional Football League.
The 24-year old left back has thus become the first ever player from the Arab Nation to play in the NPFL.
Big striker Liman Baba also put pen on paper earlier this week for a fresh start in Nigeria for the Tourist. Wikki also completed the signing of Dakkada FC’s defender, Uche Odeh. He’s reportedly going to be earning N400,000 monthly.
Wikki have also completed the signing of Adamawa United’s goalkeeper Uche Nwokeji until the end of the season. Former MFM goalkeeper Ospino Egbe is another addition from Rivers United for the rest of the season.
Wikki Tourist also announced the signing of:
Eric Dufegha (Heartland)
Stephen Gopey (Rivers United)
Tope Akande (Sunshine Stars)
Akwa United have completed the signing of ex Dream team striker, Ibrahim Aliyu Abubakar who joined the side from Klaksvíkar Ítróttarfelag fc in Faroe Island. Striker Eko Barine also joined the team for the rest of the season.
Goalkeeper Terka Merlai has completed a move to LobiStarsFC for a third stint. He scored 7 goals for the club in the 2013/14 season.
Dakkada has completed the signing of Solomon Kantoma on a loan deal. The Defender who is from Kaduna joins Dakkada from mighty jets of Jos, He has featured for Kada city and Delta force and will be with Dakkada FC till the end of the 2020-21 season.
CHAN 2014 Eagle Ikenna Paul Hilary has joined Warri based NPFL side Warri_Wolves FC for the remainder of the season.
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