Ukraine-based Ghana right-back Najeeb Yakubu has expressed excitement over Vorskla Poltava’s qualification to play in the UEFA Conference League qualifiers.
The 21-year-old played 19 games last term, providing one assist to help his side to seal passage to the Europe’s third-tier football.
Vorskla finished 5th at the end of last campaign with 41 points.
The former Newtown Youth defender is confident the latest competition introduced by UEFA will be a good experience.
“So far so good, we finished 5th and we will play in EUROPA Conference League.
“It [EUROPA Conference League] is a nice platform for us.“So we shall keep fighting as we move forward.” Najeeb Yakubu told Africa-foot.com.
Yakubu joined the Ukrainian top-flight side in 2018 from Newtown Youth, having already stayed briefly with UniStar Academy.
He extended his contract last year that will see him stay with Vorskla until 2024.
The promising right-back was a member Ghana’s U-17 squad that played at the Africa junior championship in Gabon