Super Eagles prospect Alhassan Yusuf was impressive for Belgian side Royal Antwerp in a pre season game on Friday, reports.

The defensive midfielder proved his mettle in the 2-1 victory over Dynamo Kiev.

He logged the full throttle of the highly explosive battle.

Born in Kano, Nigeria – the midfielder began his professional career at Nigerian side FC Hearts before moving to Allsvenskan outfit IFK Goteborg in 2018 after impressing at Gothia Cup in Sweden.

In his maiden season at the Gamla Ullevi, he made one league appearance for the Comrades – making a 93rd appearance for Giorgi Kharaishvili’s side in the 2-0 away win at Brommapojkarna on October 22, 2018.

The following season, he featured prominently in Goteborg’s squad, accruing 26 league appearances with two goals to his credit.

His displays were not left unnoticed in the Swedish league as he won the Allsvenskan Newcomer of the Year award.

Overall, he made 66 league appearances while finding the net on two occasions and providing four assists.

In the 2021-22 campaign, Yusuf’s maiden season at Royal Antwerp, the midfield trojan has been a key figure in Brian Priske’s squad, making 29 league appearances plus three goals.

The Nigerian made the starting line-up of Great Old 25 times and played as a substitute four times.


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