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Abia Warriors signs Edafe from Dakkada FC

Abia Warriors has announced the signing of goalkeeper Vincent Edafe from Dakkada FC ahead of the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League season.

The Umuahia Warlords who recently acquired the services of experience coach, Imama Amapakabo are making serious plans in quest of silverware.

On joining the club, Edafe says he is delighted and he feel the club offers him everything he needs to win trophies and have a successful career.

“Warriors have been the best side in Nigeria Professional league since joining the Nigerian topflight league in 2013” the goalkeeper said on his first interview as Abia Warriors player.

“Coming here is a dream for me. This is a top side full of young and talented players. Everywhere you look in this squad there are big names with pedigree.

“Coach Imama Amapakabo is a manager admired across the league – what he’s done in the game speaks for itself. The success he’s had is unbelievable and the style of football he plays really appeals to me.

“I know I’m going to have to work hard to get into the side, but that’s what I’m here to do. I’ll do whatever I can to make an impact and help the team rank among strong title contenders next season.”

Abia Warriors Sporting Director,  Mr Patrick Ngwaogu added: “Edafe is a quality goalkeeper. He was one of the outstanding goalkeepers in the league last season during his time at Dakkada Fc, and I am so pleased we’ve managed to bring him here.

“He’s quick and has an amazing reflexes, and we feel he has the technical and intellectual attributes needed to excel in the new manager setp.

“Working with this squad, which is full of young and talented players, will raise his level the more, and we are looking forward to seeing what he can achieve here in the coming years.”

Last season, the lanky goalkeeper featured in 21 games for Dakkada, keeping 8 clean sheet for the Uyo based side.

Vincent Edafe began his career at Warri based clubside J.Atete before joining Dakkada FC for his debut season in the NPFL.

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