Belgium champions celebrate Super Eagles AFCON star at 100

Alhassan Yusuf in action for Royal Antwerp against Barcelona in the Champions League || Image credit: Imago

Belgium champions celebrate Super Eagles AFCON star at 100

Faruq Ibrahim 21:23 - 26.02.2024

Royal Antwerp celebrates Alhassan Yusuf for reaching the significant milestone with the Belgian club.

Royal Antwerp's midfield maestro, Alhassan Yusuf, has etched his name into the club's history books, reaching the significant milestone of 100 appearances in a captivating draw against KAA Gent. 

The Nigeria international's performance on Sunday was a testament to his integral role in the team, showcasing his talent in a match that ended 2-2. 

The club took to their official X handle to honor Yusuf's achievement, stating, “Centurion RAFC appearances for Alhassan Yusuf!,” celebrating the 23-year-old's journey with the Reds.

A Milestone Moment for Yusuf

Yusuf's journey to his 100th appearance was marked by a notable performance against KAA Gent, where he was a key player for 79 minutes. His contributions on the field have been pivotal in the team's strategies, underlining the importance of his role in the squad. 

Since joining from Swedish club, IFK Goteborg, in 2021, Yusuf has demonstrated growth and consistency, proving to be a valuable asset for Royal Antwerp.

Alhassan Yusuf is PulseSports30 #19
Alhassan Yusuf is PulseSports30 #19

Champion Pedigree

Yusuf's accolades with Antwerp include clinching the Belgian Pro League and Belgian Cup last season, highlighting his impact in the team's recent successes. 

Beyond his club achievements, the midfielder has also shone on the international stage, contributing to Nigeria's silver medal at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.