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Luqman Kassim back to add icy blast to Ascot United attack

Attacker finished top scorer in the Finnish fifth tier

Luqman Kassim back to add icy blast to Ascot United attack

Ascot United have confirmed the return of Luqman Kassim to their squad after a spell in Finland with Norrvalla FF.

Kassim played 32 times for the Yellamen last season scoring 11 goals as Jamie Tompkins side finished seventh in the Uhlsport Hellenic League Premier Division before transferring to the Combined Counties League in the summer.

In Finland though, the attacker was on fire, scoring 41 goals in 18 games as NF in FF won the fifth tier regional league Vaasa Nelonen by three points. Kassim finished top scorer ahead of Björkstrand Kåre.

Speaking about the attackers return to Ascot, Tompkins said: “We are extremely pleased to welcome back the talented Luqman Kassim to the club. He will add different qualities to our squad and we are looking forward to seeing back on the pitch and scoring goals.

“He’s been in Finland this summer on fine goalscoring form!”

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Tom Canning

Tom is the co-editor of Football in Berkshire. He has played at the lowest possible level of football. In real life Tom works for Reach PLC. Former manager of Binfield Ladies in the Thames Valley Women's League.

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