Nigerian Winger Olabiran Blessing Muyiwa has joined Ukrainian club Dynamo Kyiv on a three and half year deal.
Muyiwa, who represented Nigeria at the U23 Africa Cup of Nations in 2019, announced the deal on social media, Friday.
Allahmdulilah, here we are… new home, new challenges, new family @DynamoKyiv but same GAME (Football ). Happy to be part of the family and help the team, may Allah facilitate the rest, InshAllah
Allahmdulilah, here we are… new home, new challenges, new family @DynamoKyiv but same GAME (Football ). Happy to be part of the family and help the team, may Allah facilitate the rest, InshAllah 🙏🏾💙✍🏾#OBM77#Benito77#TheGman #BlessedG #Laflêchette⚡️ pic.twitter.com/zNKyAh32Zp
— Olabiran Blessing Muyiwa (@blessing_muyiwa) February 7, 2020
Popular football agent Dimitry Seluk also tweeted the news:
Glad for Benito. Finally, he has already reached, passed a physical examination and is a full-fledged player of Dynamo Kiev. I am sure that a player from the Nigeria sb will bring considerable benefits to the club, and a club with excellent coaches will help him reach a new level in his development and achievement of great results and trophies
Рад за Бенито. Наконец он уже добрался, прошел медосмотр и является полноценным игроком Динамо Киев. Уверен, игрок сб.Нигерии принесет немалую пользу клубу, а клуб с отличными тренерами поможет ему выйти на новый уровень в своем развитии и достижении больших результатов и трофеев pic.twitter.com/ttAGkPiaV7
— Dimitry Seluk (@dmitriseluk) February 7, 2020
The 21 year-old had agreed the move in January, but it was pending subject to the player completing his medical.
“Benito” as he is known, the Ivory Coast-born player joined the Ukraine club as a free agent after two seasons at Tambov.
Earlier in the year he told AOIfootball, “Actually I have signed a deal with Kyiv and everything has been done.
“I am just waiting for my passport to be ready so I can travel to Russia and then get my visa to make the move to Ukraine for the medicals and then join the team in Turkey for training ahead of the league resumption.”
“I have also been receiving series of messages from Galatasaray fans on social media it seems they were interested in bringing me to Turkey, some people even sent me pictures and videos from Galatasaray but I don’t know much about that.”
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