Enyimba FC reached an agreement with Spanish giants, FC Barcelona for the transfer of winger Ezekiel Bassey to Barcelona B team.
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The 20-year-old signed a two-and-a-half-year contract as confirmed by the chairman of the People’s Elephants, Felix Anyansi-Agwu to All Nigeria Soccer.
Bassey successfully completed his medical on Tuesday before putting pen to paper on January transfer deadline day.
Anyansi-Agwu thanked the League Management Company (LMC), led by Shehu Dikko, for the partnership with the La Liga, a deal that made the move a possibility.
“This transfer of Ezekiel Bassey reinforces the fact that the LMC are making significant progress in the development and advancement of the league,” he said.
“We are confident that this transfer will pave the way for further movement of Nigeria Professional Football League players to Spain and help them compete at the highest levels.”