Whitehawk FC have signed Forward Ibby Akanbi from Ryman South side Whyteleafe FC and Defender Jimmy Shepherd from National League side Dagenham and Redbridge. Both players made their debuts for The Hawks in our 1-1 draw on Tuesday evening at Home against Eastbourne Borough, with Ibby grabbing our only goal.

Ibby started in the youth system of Crystal Palace and has also had spells with Grays Athletic, Bedford Town and Guildford City.

Jimmy started in the youth system of The Daggers and has made 4 appearances for his local side. He has also had loan spells with East Thurrock United, Barkingside, Hayes & Yeading United, Egham Town and most recently with Billericay Town. He will be on loan with us for an initial one-month period.