The 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League did not fail to unfold drama hours to the new year as Sunshine Stars alleged Israel Abia “AWOL”.
According to a statement by the club, the player who currently tops the NPFL goal scorers’ chart with seven goals is said to have left the club without informing anyone.
*Sunshine Stars FC (SSFC) wishes to inform the general public particularly the Clubs in the NPFL about its player, Israel Abia who is presently AWOL.
Abia has been away from the Club since Sunday without an official leave, while the rest of the group remained in Akure to continue preparations for the upcoming NPFL matches at the turn of the New Year.” The statement read.
The Akure is wary of interest from another NPFL side and threatened to take legal action against any team plotting to swoop in on the in-form striker.
“Consequently” the statement continued. “Sunshine Stars warn that any Club or agent approaching Abia for the purpose of transfer without the Club’s approval faces the risk of a lawsuit, as the Player is contracted to Sunshine Stars FC .”