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NPFL Transfers: Abia Warriors sign Ivorian striker Keumian and a whole new team of players

19:44 EAT 03/09/2019
Abia Warriors - 2018 Federation Cup
The Umuahia-based team have recruited massively for the upcoming Nigeria Professional Football League campaign

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Abia Warriors have reeled out names of 11 newly-signed players ahead of the 2019/20 NPFL season, which kicks off on September 22.

Top on the list of new arrivals at the Umuahia-based team is veteran Ivorian striker Guy Keumian.

Keumian is not new to the NPFL having played a couple of seasons with Rivers United.

The widely-travelled forward has also played for Athlétic de Tétouan (Morocco), Chabab Rif Al Hoceima (Morocco), Us Bitam (Gabon) and lately for Asec Mimosas.

Additionally, Cameroonian goalkeeper Charles Tambe has also joined Abia Warriors.

Tambe, like Keumian, is not new to life in the NPFL having featured for teams like Shooting Stars, Ifeanyi Ubah, and Lobi stars.

Other players recruited by Abia Warriors for the new season include Zinte Udeh from El-Kanemi Warriors,  Ebetomame Oghenetega from Ifeanyi Ubah, James Odeh from relegated Yobe Desert Stars.

The quartet of Nonso Paul,  Samuel Christain James, Promise James, and Gabriel Innocent have all pitched tents with Abia Warriors for the new season.