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Done Deal: Shehu Abdullahi Joins Bulgarian Club PFK Levski Sofia

Done Deal: Shehu Abdullahi Joins Bulgarian Club PFK Levski Sofia

Bulgarian giants PFK Levski Sofia have announced the signing of Super Eagles defender Shehu Abdullahi.

Abdullahi penned a one-year contract with the former Bulgarian Premier League champions.


The 29-year-old severed ties with Cypriot club, Omonia Nicosia at the end of last season.

The versatile defender won the league title and Super Cup in his first season at the club.

Abdullahi also helped Omonia Nicosia win the Cyprus Cup in his final season at the club.

“I am very glad to be here. Before I came to Sofia, I received messages from “Levski” fans and I already feel that I am at home. The club took very good care of me. “I came to show my best, help the team and achieve the goals this season,” Abdullahi told LEVSKI TV.

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“I have heard about Levski before, but when the coach and the club contacted me, I researched it and found out that Levski is one of the biggest teams in Bulgaria. I chose to come here because of the history of this club, because of its goals and ambitions. As a player who wants to maintain a high level, you cannot refuse Levski. I hope that with my arrival I will bring success to the club.

“I play three positions – central midfielder, central defender and right back, but it all depends on the coach, I am ready to play all of them. The coach will decide where to play and I am ready to play anywhere.”

Abdullahi previously had stints with clubs in Kuwaiti, Portugal and Turkey.

He has been capped 41 times by Nigeria.

By Adeboye Amosu

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  • This is why Super Eagles are not making any headway again. 90% of the players are playing in lowly leagues while players from countries like Senegal, Ivory Coast etc play in the best leagues in the world

  • MONKEY POST 9 months ago


    I mean this guy is so GOOD that HE should have attracted the SERVICES of REAL MADRID, BEYERN, AJAX, JUVENTUS, LIVERPOOL etc…

    What now happened?

  • Money post stop thinking your Anus

  • Felix 9 months ago

    Very ambitaFious Monkey

  • Ebubedike 9 months ago

    Nigerian footballers lack ambitions. Instead of going to Real Madrid, Barcelona or Manchester City, Shehu went to Bulgaria. Rubbish. He could have managed Arsenal, PSG or even Roma.

  • Golden Child 9 months ago

    Can you just imagine, Bulgarian league!!! Yet, he would be guaranteed an invitation to the SE. No wonder! we would NOT move forward as a continent and a country, we sacrifice meritocracy on the altar of sentiments!! When we talk, they will tell us to be quiet and that we do not know what we are talking about. Even farmer’s league like Turkey are not looking in his direction. These people who support nepotism ,tribalism and attach sentiment to key selections are the real enemies of this country. Yet, he will keep an Ebuehi who plies his trade with Empoli out of the squad. The ignorant lot would now expect success from such skewed selection process. Expect many more heart aches.

    On a positive note, at least some of our players are starting to play top flight football and in respectable leagues.

    Victor Osimhen (Champions League and Italian League)- Napoli Fc
    Calvin Bassey (Champions League & Dutch League) – Ajax Fc
    Ralph Onyedika (Champions League & Belgium League) Fc Brugge
    Zaidu Sanusi (Champions League & Portuguese league) Fc Porto
    Samuel Chukwueze (Europa Conference League & Spanish League) Villareal Fc
    Sadiq Umar (Europa League & Spanish League) Real Sociedad
    Olayinka (Europa Conference League & Czech League) Slavia Prague
    Yira Sor (Europa Conference League & Czech League) Slavia Prague
    Wilfred Ndidi (EPL) Leicester Fc
    Kelechi Nwakali (EPL)Leicester Fc
    Alex Iwobi (EPL) Everton Fc
    Dennis Emmanuel (EPL) Nottingham Fc
    Frank Onyeka (EPL) Brentford Fc
    Taiwo Awoniyi (EPL) Nottingham Fc
    Joseph Ayodele Aribo (EPL) Southhampton Fc
    Ademola Lookman (Italian League) Atalanta Fc
    Tyrone Ebuehi (Italian League) Empoli Fc
    Cyriel Dessers (Italian League) Cremonese Fc
    Terem Moffi (Championat) Lorient Fc
    Innocent Bonke (Championat, French League) Lorient Fc
    Moses Simon (Championat, French League) Nantes Fc
    Chidera Ejuke (Bundesliga German League) Herta Berlin
    Alhassan Yusuf (Belgium League) Antwerp Fc

    For those comparing us with Senegal, Nigeria is on her way. Based on the foregoing, we need upgrades in the goal keeping and central defense department to match the strength of the Senegal. Their GK plays for Chelsea and their dominant center back plays also for Chelsea. For Nigeria, both our gks are playing division 2 football (Uzoho & Okoye) whilst our central defense is a plethora of division2 footballers inclusive of the vice captain. They are:
    1. William Troost Ekong – Watford Fc
    2. Leon Balogun – QPR Fc
    3. Kenneth Omeruo – Leganes Fc
    4. Semi Ajayi – West Brom Fc
    Even newly invited valentine ozornwafor – Sochaux Fc has also joined this unfancied group. If I were Peseiro, this might be a source for concern. He would do well to scout and upgrade where necessary.

    • Golden Child 9 months ago

      Kelechi Iheanacho(EPL)Leicester Fc *

      • Even Onana from Cameroon now keeps for Inter Milan.
        How I wish some players can just make their decision quick . We have them all over the world.
        * Tosin Adarabioyo – Fulham England
        * Caleb Okoli – Atalanta Italy
        * Jordan Torunarigha – Kaa Gent – Belgium
        * Felix Ohis Udokhai – Augusburg Germany
        * Shawn Adewoye – RKC Waalwijk The Netherlands
        * ***Jonas Chimezie David – Hamburger Germany

        Goal Keepers (Top clubs though not regulars)

        * Owen Goodman – Crystal Palace – England (featured in preseasons)
        * Noah Atubolu – Freiburg Germany

         Lower division but Active 
        Arthur Okonkwo –  Crewe Alexander England

  • Felix 9 months ago

    They are using Federal Character to kill our football, they just want to be sure that the North is represented that is why Abdulahi Shehu and Ahmed Musa are still in the team. That’s the height of mediocrity.