Former Nigeria striker, Yakubu Aiyegbeni, will make a shock return to English football when he lineup for national league side Boreham Wood in a friendly against Reading FC.
The 33 years old, who spent a decade plying his trade in England, was announced as part of the Boreham Wood squad on the club’s Twitter account.
Yakubu made 57 international appearances for Nigeria, scoring 21 goals. He signed for Portsmouth in 2005 and played for several clubs in England before his release by Reading in May 2015.
Last season, he played 12 times, without scoring, for Turkish Super Lig side Kayserispo.
Jaap Stam, a former Champions League winner with Manchester United, will lead Boreham Wood in their new campaign, this season with a home fixture against Forest Green Rovers on August 6.
Stam, a former defender, won three Premier League title with the Red Devils. He will be expected to challenge for promotion into the Premier League in what is his first managerial post.