Lukman Zakari was part of Nigeria's Eaglets who won a fifth U17 World Cup in Chile in November 2015.
Wednesday Jan 11, 2017. 11:37
Flying Eagles star defender Lukman Zakari will not be given a contract by CS Sfaxien after the Tunisian club were slammed a transfer ban by FIFA over an improper transaction.
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“Sfaxien are not giving Zakari a contract because they have been banned by FIFA from making any transfers till January 2018,” a source informed.
“The ban has to do with the improper transfer of another player and that has now affected Zakari.”
Central defender Zakari was an ever-present as Nigeria won a fifth FIFA U17 World Cup in Chile in 2015.
He has previously trained for several months with the Tunisian club.
The Kaduna-born player may now have to explore the reported interests he has sparked off in Europe.