Confirmed : Turkish Club Menemenspor Snap Up Rasheed Akanbi From Future Pro AcademyPublished: January 31, 2020
Turkish First League club Menemenspor have completed the signing of Nigerian striker Rasheed Ibrahim Akanbi following a successful trial and issuance of an International Transfer Certificate by the Nigerian Federation.
Allnigeriasoccer.com can exclusively report that Akanbi has put pen to paper on a five-month deal with Menemenspor.
The Turkish second tier club have the unilateral right to extend the player's contract for the 2020-2021, 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 seasons.
Akanbi was extensively scouted in Lagos by a representative of Menemenspor, before he was invited to Turkey for trials with a view to signing a contract.
The 20-year-old has joined Menemenspor from Future Pro Academy, a grassroots club based in Lagos, which produced former Golden Eaglets and Flying Eagles skipper Ramon Azeez.
The deal taking him to Menemenspor was brokered by Dominic Egbukwu of SoccerAfrica Limited.
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