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Benin Republic’s Emmanuel Fabiyi joins Sunshine Stars

11:39 PM WAT 01/08/2017
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The goalkeeper has teamed up with the Owena Whales for the remaining part of the season

Benin international Emmanuel Fabiyi has joined Sunshine Stars for the rest of the current Nigeria Professional Football League season.

The Beninese goalkeeper, who had previously played for Gombe United until the mid-season before terminating his contract with the Savannah Scorpions for personal reasons.

"We have signed & deposited a contract through until the end of the season with our former goalkeeper Olaniyi Fabiyi," the club announced via twitter.

"The Beninese man was granted a waiver by the @LMCNPFL to sign with us at this period. #WelcomebackFabiyi."

Fabiyi kept six clean sheets in 13 games before parting ways with the Manu Garba's men.

With his signing, coach Duke Udi will be looking forward to handing the former Shooting Stars goalkeeper his debut against Akwa United on Sunday.