ABS elevates Olakunle, Okoromi to senior team

By Daily Sports on May 13, 2017

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Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) FC have announced the elevation to the main squad of two players from the youth team that recently won the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Under-15 Promises tournament.

One other player from their youth squad and four other new players were also brought in to complete their mid-season transfer window activities.

The club's media disclosed that team's director of football, Alloy Chukwuemeka announced the development in Ilorin where he explained that the players have been signed based on merit to complement the effort of others at the club.

The duo of forward, Okoromi David and midfielder, Olusegun Olakunle were moved to the ABS main squad following their performance at the recently concluded junior league organised by the League Management Company (LMC).The third youth player, Ogbodo Chidi was however not in the squad that participated in the NPFL U-15 tournament.

Olakunle won the Most Valuable Player at the tournament and has been assigned jerseys number 37 while Okoromi will wear jersey number 38. ABS thus become the first club to integrate their youth player into the main squad after the tournament which only held for the first time.

Chukwuemeka said new players brought into the club from other clubs include Deemua Best, a midfielder who joined from Rivers United, Akinbo Oluwasegun from Ikorodu United, Orji Ejike from FC Abuja and Mudasir Nurudeen, a goalkeeper from Kaduna United.

Source Daily Sports

Posted May 13, 2017


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