DONE DEAL: NPFL side Akwa United sign ex-Barcelona forward

NPFL By: Ambrose Udeme | 16/05/2018

Akwa United have confirmed the signing of former Barcelona forward Ezekiel Bassey.

Bassey joined team B of the Spanish giants, Barcelona on transfer deadline day in January from Enyimba on loan until the end of the season during the 2016/17 season.

The NPFL side in an official statement on its Twitter account wrote: "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 & he has been assigned jersey NO 10."

The former Akwa United man will be keen to hit the ground running as he faces the challenge of securing the NPFL title with the Promise Keepers.