Cameroonian forward Lionel Assu has admitted his delight at signing for Mighty Be Forward Wanderers and said he came to the club too win trophies and wants TNM Malawi Super League and cup success this season.
Assu signed the contract with the blues in a ceremony that was held at the Wanderers club house on Sunday morning completing the transfer window and is expected to add another attacking dimension to Elias Kananji coached side.
He has signed a one year contract with an option to extend it subject to his performance.
“I’m happy, you know Wanderers is the best team for me, it’s a wonderful team with wonderful fans and management which I can’t resist but to sign for them,” he said.
“I am very happy to be part of this team, I’m very grateful to have been given this possibility to be part of the blue revolution.
“It is amazing for me to play for this big club in Malawi, not only from a football point of view and how I can grow as a player, but also personally, to be surrounded by so many stars and a well set up management.
He also talked about the closeness of the Wanderers players and says he’s fitting in well with the squad.
Wanderers chairman George Chamangwana was delighted to sign the player after days of media speculations doubting the future of the player.
Chamangwana said the player has agreed to sign for the club with the same salary as other local players will be getting with no exceptional as the media have been speculating.
“He is on equal terms with other domestic players,” said Chamangwana. He did not disclose the salary.
On work permit for the player, Chamangwana told Nyasa Times that the process is already underway as they applied for work permit to Immigration department and they are hoping to finish the process and have it before the kick off of 2015 season.
He has also disclosed that so far the Nomads has completed the signing of Muhamad Sulumba, Ibrahim Sadik, Ted Sumani, Isaac Kaliati, Malumbo Gondwe, Stanley Sanudi and Jimmy Zakazaka on transfer deadline Sunday.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :