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Akpeyi may debut after Int’l break

28 August 2015, 06:52

Johannesburg - South African Premier League side Chippa United have struck a deal with Warri Wolves over the signing of goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi after weeks of negotiations.

The Nigeria international is all but set to make his official debut for The Chilli Boys in their league game against Free State Stars after the international break, subject to being granted a work permit by the authorities.

Also read: Daniel Akpeyi ruled out of Chippa United's tie against Chiefs

''Daniel Akpeyi is only waiting for his work permit, everything has been agreed between the clubs,'' Mohammed Lawal, the shot - stopper's representative, told news24.

''He has signed already, clubs have agreed but his work permit can only be out next week.

''He is likely to play Chippa's next game on September 12th against Free State Stars.''

For the 2015 - 2016 campaign, Daniel Akpeyi, who has penned a two - year contract, has been handed the number one jersey.

Chippa United's goalkeeper Dalyan Hawes has leaked four goals in two games while Ayanda Masiko kept a clean sheet against University of Pretoria in the last round.

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