Nigeria International Michael Ibe has returned to his boyhood club Abia Warriors until the end of the season.
The Umuahia based club won the race to land Ibe, with some NPFL clubs also reported to be keen on the attacking midfielder, who chose to return to his first NPFL team.
Ibe, started his professional career with Abia Warriors before joining Akwa United where he won the Aiteo Cup in 2017.
In 2019, he reunited with his former coach Abdul Maikaba at Plateau United before moving to FK Andijon in Uzbekistan.
His exploits with Andijon saw him join Mash’al Mubarek mid-season, in one and half season with the team, Ibe scored 10 goals and 6 assists in all competition for Mash’al.
Ibe is currently in Umuahia and will hope to bring his wealth of experience into Imama’s tutored Abia Warriors.