Nigeria Beach Soccer legend Abu Azeez has completed his move to Lobi Stars FC on a season after his expiration of his contract with relegated Warrior Wolves, Felele247.com understands.
The former Shooting Stars SC captain started his football journey with amateur football team, Owibeseb FC in 2006 and spent three years with them before joining Bridge F.C. in 2009.
He is regarded as one of the most experience attacking midfielder in the Nigeria Professional Football League since it existence and one of the most followed NPFL on social media platforms, making him a brand that any entities can work with.
He turned professional in 2013 when he signed for Nigerian Professional Football League side, Kwara United F.C.
He spent a year with the Ilorin-based club before he was signed by Warri Wolves F.C and in 2016, he made the switch to Enyimba FC of Aba but once again he moved to Shooting stars sports club of ibadan[ the following year after a trial with Turkish club Samsunspor.
After one year back in the western part of Nigeria, Azeez moved back to the east, signing for the Enugu Rangers. He played one season with the Flying Antelopes before he joined Remo Stars F.C.
With Remo Stars dropping to the Nigeria National League in 2019, Azeez returned to Warri Wolves for a second stint and has been an important member of the team this season.
Abu Azeez made his debut for Nigeria at the 2009 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Dubai where he scored twice as Nigeria crashed out in the group stages.
He became a vital member of the team from after that tournament and won his first trophy with the team in 2011 at the Copa Lagos.
In 2016, while he was still with Enyimba, Azeez announced that he was retiring from international beach football so he could focus regular football.
He, however, returned to the team later that year to help the West African to a second-place finish at the 2016 Africa Beach Soccer Cup of Nations which was hosted in Nigeria.
Azeez named Nigeria’s captain in 2019, a year after he became the first and only Nigeria Beach soccer player to reach a century of goals.