Lukman Haruna Joins Lithuanian Outfit FK Palanga


By Tiamiyu Nurayn Adeyinka

Nigeria International midfielder, Lukman Haruna, has signed for FK Palanga in Lithuania.

The U17 World Cup winner is expected to make the most of an opportunity to resuscitate his career, having been without a club since 30 June 2016, following expiration of his loan deal with FC Astana from Dynamo Kiev.

He began his senior career at Monaco after coming through the ranks before joining Dynamo Kiev, who loaned him out twice, Russian sidd FC Anzhi Makhachkala in the first instance and subsequently FC Astana.

Lukman won laurels with Nigeria’s U17 and U20 teams before graduating to the senior team in 2008 and played till 2016, scoring thrice in 13 outings with the Super Eagles.