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U-17 WORLD CUP WINNER JOINS IFEANYI UBAH

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Much have been said about Glo Nigeria Premier League side Ifeanyi Ubah signing players from Brazil which has taken the shine off their other signing but owngoalnigeria.com can report they have hooked a member of the Nigeria all conquering U-17 team of 2007.

Lukman Abdulkarim who played four games for Nigeria at the 2007 world youth championship in South Korea teamed up with the Nnewi based side two weeks ago after a short training period and the 25 year old is reported to have sign a two year deal with the team.

Abdulkarim, from searches made by owngoalnigeria.com last played for Hakoah Amidar Ramat Gan Fc in Israel he also had a short spell in Bahrain and Yemen while locally the Moderate Fc product represented Wikki Tourist and Plateau United.

The Kaduna born hard tackling midfielder will be hoping to reignite his once promising career next season when the Glo Premier League gets underway and alongside his U-17 colleague Uche Okafor they will be hoping they help Ifeanyi Ubah finish higher on the league table than they did last season.