Enyimba Football Club announced on Friday that an agreement have been reached with Elijah Akanni to join them.
— (@EnyimbaFC) December 6, 2017
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.