Akeem Latifu set to debut for new club Zira FC

Akeem Latifu set to debut for new club Zira FC
Akeem Latifu (right) shows off jersey of his new club Zira FC of Azerbaijan

by Staff Reporter

Saturday Jan 28, 2017. 11:32

Nigeria defender Akeem Latifu will debut for Azerbaijani club Zira IK Sunday when they host AZAL in the opening game of the second round of the Premier League.

Latifu, who has been capped twice by the Super Eagles, recently quit Turkish Super Lig side Alanyaspor by mutual consent.

The former Aalesund of Norway defender said he is ready for the game.

"I joined the team on Monday from Turkey after I got entry visa. The atmosphere and facilities at the club are good, so I am ready for action,” he said.

“The second round of the league resumes on Sunday and I am looking forward to play my first game here.”

He further said he has been assigned jersey No 16.

By Olusola Alao



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