The previous Mathare United midfielder has switched golf equipment in Sweden hours after he confirmed he was leaving
Kenyan worldwide midfielder Eric Johanna has signed for Sweden Division two facet Jönköpings Södra IF.
The previous Mathare United participant confirmed on Friday he has left IF Brommapojkarna after two seasons and couldn’t stage the place he was headed to.
Nevertheless, Jönköpings have confirmed on their official web site they’ve acquired the providers of the Kenyan participant on a two-year deal.
“Kenyan nationwide group participant Eric Johanna Omondi is prepared for J-Södra,” the membership acknowledged on their web site. “Eric, who represented the IF Bromma boys in 2019, is prepared for 2 years within the inexperienced jersey and instantly joins the membership.
“Already within the final spherical of 2019, the gang at Stadsparksvallen obtained acquainted with Eric Johana Omondi, when he scored the primary objective of the match. At the moment, he performed towards J-Södra. Within the coming years, the intention can be to set targets for J-Södra.
“Eric is making his fourth season in Sweden in 2020. Previous to the 2017 season, he joined Vasalund in Division 1, to play the next two seasons in Allsvenskan and Superettan for the Brommapojkarna.”
Talking after signing the deal, Johanna stated: “It feels unbelievable! I have been ready for this second. It feels good to maneuver to a brand new metropolis and a brand new membership.
“I’m fast and prefer to problem one-on-one. I like to attain. I need the most effective coach, to have the ability to develop as a lot as potential as a participant. That’s the foremost purpose. That is additionally a membership with numerous historical past and ought to be in Allsvenskan.”
The membership’s sports activities director Kujtim Bala stated: “We’re happy Eric chooses J-Södra, as we all know he’s a sought-after participant that a number of different golf equipment have moved on. Eric is a number one participant, who’s extremely quick and harmful. I imagine and hope our viewers will get pleasure from seeing him at Stadsparksvallen.”
Johanna, who was topped the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) Midfielder of the Yr in 2016, began his profession in Sweden after signing for Vasalund on a three-year deal from Mathare United.
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He was a part of the Harambee Stars squad that took half within the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals held in Egypt dropping two group matches towards Senegal and Algeria and managed to beat Tanzania 3-2.
Jönköping, is a Swedish soccer membership based mostly in Jönköping. The membership, based in 1922, returned to the Swedish second division Superettan in 2018 after relegation from the 2017 Allsvenskan. J-Södra has performed a complete of twelve Allsvenskan seasons beforehand, with essentially the most profitable end being runner-up in 1950 and their final spell ending in 2017.
The membership is affiliated to the Smålands Fotbollförbund. Their residence video games are performed at Stadsparksvallen with a capability of 5,200 however within the autumn of 2015, the municipality determined to construct a brand new stadium the place J-Södra will play sooner or later. The membership’s coaching facility is positioned in Odensberg, Jönköping.