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Ex- Home Eagles Captain Akas Joins Portuguese Club Belenenses

Ex- Home Eagles Captain  Akas Joins Portuguese Club Belenenses

Former home-based Super Eagles captain Chima Akas has linked up with Portuguese club, Belenenses, reports Completesports.com.

Akas joined the Lisbon-based club from Swedish outfit Kalmar, FF where he was a key member of the side.

The 25-year-old who moved to Kalmar from Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions, Enyimba in 2018 made 24 league appearances for the club.

He also previously played for Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan and the defunct Sharks of Port Harcourt.

The left-back who has been capped 11 times by Nigeria captained the country’s home-based side at the 2016 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) in Rwanda.

Akas is expected to watch today’s Portuguese Primiera Liga clash between Belenenses and their hosts, Portominense from the stands.

By Adeboye Amosu

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  • Adewuyi Olaosenikan 5 years ago

    Nice move. Hopefully you will be invited for the friendly against Ukraine.
    Chima Akas is one of the best African left backs.

  • Greenturf 5 years ago

    Very good player Akas.Amazing left back good enough to challenge Collins for a spot at the left back.
    Apparently,moving to the Portuguese top flight has swelled his chances of getting a call up to the super eagles.All you need to do is prove your mettle the super eagles scouts are watching goodluck pal.

    • Yes, hes gone from Nigeria under 20 and under 23 to CHAN Eagles captain, to the wilderness. Funny enough, many of the players from the CHAN Super Eagles get overlooked once they move abroad. Stephen Eze is another very good example of a player from CHAN that has been “shunned” since he moved abroad.

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