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Sports News of Wednesday, 15 June 2022


Super Eagles forward joins South Africa’s Supersport United

Junior Lokosa Junior Lokosa

Former NPFL top scorer has teamed up with the Premier Soccer League side after his stint in the Nigerian league

Super Eagles forward, Junior Lokosa has signed a 2-year deal with super sport United. Lokosa was top scorer in the NPFL in 2018 when he played his trade at Kano Pillars.

He has one cap with the Super Eagles whom he appeared for against DR Congo in a friendly game ahead of the 2018 World Cup.

Lokosa was a part of the 30-team roster but didn’t make the final cut of 23 players.

He had earned a move to Esperance following his impressive performance at Kano Pillars but his stay in North Africa didn’t last long.

He joined SC Simba afterwards and briefly, spent some time at Kwara United which is where he has signed for Supersport from.

Lokosa is rated as one of the beat forwards on the local scene and has travelled well in the last four years.

He has now played in West Africa, East Africa and Northern African parts of the continent.