By Adeboye Amosu: Enyimba defender Chima Akas, feels honoured to be named the captain of the NPFL All- Stars team that will play in the friendlies against Spanish sides; Valencia and Malaga next month, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
The left- back captained the Nigeria home- based Super Eagles at the African Nations Championship in Rwanda earlier in the year.
He has now been handed the captaincy armband for the La Liga tour by his team mates who voted overwhelmingly for him after the team's training session on Friday.
The former Shooting Stars player told Completesportsnigeria.com that he was highly elated with the responsibility bestowed on him by his colleagues.
"I'm happy to be appointed captain of the team (NPFL Stars)," Akas told Completesportsnigeria.com.
"It's a big responsibility to lead this team and I will do my best not to disappoint my colleagues.
"I hope we can do the league proud by winning the two games against Valencia and Malaga."
FC IfeanyiUbah goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa was also appointed as the team's vice captain.