Kenyan Premier League champions Tusker FC have confirmed that captain Eugine Asike has moved to the Swedish third-tier side IF Karlstad.
In a statement on Monday, Tusker noted: “We would like to confirm that skipper Eugene Asike has left the club following the positive talks on a move to Swedish side IF Karlstad Fotboll.”
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Club chairman Dan Aduda said of the move: “We thank Eugene for his services to the club. He has been a loyal servant and dedicated player since when he first moved here and we are happy about his progress. He has diligently led this squad as captain over the last three seasons and we truly appreciate his dedication.”
On his part, the player said: “I have had a good time at Tusker FC over the last six years. There have been ups and downs but looking back, the good memories overwhelm the bad memories. I have had a good time at the club and developed as a player. Being given the captaincy also gave me more responsibilities and I want to say thank you to the entire Tusker family.”
Asike has had two different stints with Tusker FC over the last six years, winning two Premier League titles, one FKF Cup title, and was named as the defender of the year last season as the team captain.
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