Super Eagles defender Jamiu Alimi has joined Akwa United till the end of the Nigerian Professional Football League current season. Alimi who started the 2016/17 season with Kano Pillars, struggled to retain his place in the starting line up under new coach Kadiri Ikhana. He signed a six month deal with the Promise Keepers it was also gathered.Akwa United will have the option to sign Alimi permanently at any point between now and when the season ends. The 25 year old former Shooting Stars defender said that he would work hard to repay coach Abdul Maikaba who handed him the another opportunity of regular football in the NPFL.
He said “It feels absolutely great to have joined Akwa United, I can’t wait to start playing, I just hope I can help them achieve their targets of clinching a continental ticket this season.”