Transfers: Vipers SC sign Nigerian striker

Iawal Abubakar celebrating one of goals for AS Kigali / curtersey photo.

Uganda Premier League reigning Champions, Vipers Sports Club have completed the signing of top Nigerian striker, Lawal Abubakar as reported by New times of Rwanda.

Lawal  joins Vipers SC  on a two year contract from Rwandan club, AS Kigali as a free agent.

The 26-year-old celebrated the Peace Cup triumph wearing a champions’ shirt with a farewell message on his back that reads, “It’s not good to say a goodbye message but to say we should meet in the future. Insha Allah”.

He is seen as  a possible replacement for Congolese striker, Cesar Manzoki who is about  to join Simba SC.

Lawal Abubakar involved in 18 goals while playing for As Kigali last season, scoring 8 and recorded 10 assists to his name.

He has previously played for Kano Pillars, Wiiki Tourist and has represented Nigeria under- 20 national team.

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