Enyimba reach agreement to sign Akanni Elijah

Published on: 18 September 2022

Enyimba Football Club announced on Friday that an agreement have been reached with Elijah Akanni to join them.


Akanni will join the People’s Elephant having spent several seasons with MFM FC.


The 22-year-old is expected to join the People’s Elephant of Aba having spent 8 years with the Olukoya Boys were he joined in 2015 as a teenager


A statement on the club's website described Elijah as"An attacking midfielder with the striking ability to string passes through a needle’s eye, Akanni also functions effectively in deeper central midfield positions."


The midfielder leaves MFM following the Church Boys’ relegation from the Nigeria Professional Football League last season.