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Former Enyimba Star Akas Joins Swedish Club Kalmar FF

Former Enyimba Star Akas Joins Swedish Club Kalmar FF

By Adeboye Amosu: Nigerian defender Chima Akas has joined Swedish club Kalmar FF on a three-year contract, reports Completesportsnigeria.com (CSN).

CSN reports that Akas last featured for Nigeria Professional Football League club Enyimba Football Club of Aba.

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The left-back impressed while on trials at the Swedish club at the end of last year and has now been rewarded with a permanent deal.

The former Shooting Stars player turned down the chance to feature for Nigeria at the African Nations Championship currently going on in Morocco to secure the move.

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He was captain of the Nigerian team at the CHAN 2016 in Rwanda and was later made vice-captain with goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa taking over the role during the qualifiers for CHAN 2018 and WAFU Nations Cup in Ghana.

The 23-year old spoke about his quality as a defender after completing the move.

“I’m a fast-paced player who plays as a left back,” he told Kalmar FF’s official website.

“I’m also a good ball winner and a good crosser as well.”

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