The Media Officer of the team, Igwe Onuoha who made this known on Thursday also disclosed that the team retained 14 of the old players.
The new entrants include experienced campaigners like Valentine Nwabile who moved from Niger Tornadoes of Minna, Uchenna Keke from Akwa United of Uyo, Bolaji Shakin, and Ivorien import, Dosso Achassan from Dolphins of Port Harcourt as well as Rangers International of Enugu twin brothers Joshua and Moses Odo.
Former Enyimba International of Aba star, Josiah Maduabuchi moved from Warri Wolves to join the Warriors who also grabbed Taraba United’s left-footer, Ali Buhari.
Ogu Michael and big goalkeeper, Chinedu Ude have also joined Abia Warriors from sister Club, Heartland of Owerri, along with the Bayelsa United duo, Binebi Johnson and Sheriff Bashir.
The old players who were retained according to Onuoha include; Captain Austine Obaroakpo and his central defence partner, Nnaemeka Anyanwu as well as experienced defenders; Ogbonnaya Okemiri and Mohammed Garba.
Others are goalkeepers, Joseph Onuoha, Nnanna Michael, John Gaadi and Chinedu Anozie as well as free-kick specialist, Ndifreke Effiong and the club’s second highest goal scorer last season Chisom Chikatara.
Roving mid-fielder, Ifeanyi Onyeali and Okorie Torty also made the cut, alongside Nigeria U-23 team star, Michael Ibe Okoro and Chukwuemeka Nwabalogu.
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