Sarfo joins Smouha FC in a three-year contract

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The Blues forward has completed a move to the North African club after turning down an offer from Kuwait

Ghana striker Stephen Sarfo has joined Egyptian top-flight Smouha FC from Berekum Chelsea in a three-year deal, both clubs have confirmed.

The 25-year-old was close to signing for Kuwaiti club Al Qadsia, alongside Gideon Waja and Felix Addo following a successful medical but the deal fell through due to disagreement on personal terms.

Sarfo admitted his delight after he was unveiled to the media and believes he will be a success with the right support.

"I'm finally settled and happy. There were lots of offers coming in after the season and I think my agent has done a good job for me," Sarfo told Goal.

"I'm happy to be in Egypt and hope to continue the good work many Ghanaians did here in the past. It is a new challenge but I'm ready for it and hope to have the support of everyone so that I can succeed," he added.

Sarfo scored 15 goals last season to finish as the second topscorer in the Ghana Premier League behind eventual winner Hans Kwofie, who netted 17 goals.

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However, he won the goal king award in the 2017 Wafu Cup of Nations after scoring four times to help Ghana successfully retain the trophy.

Goal understands that Sarfo's move cost Smouha $250,000 and the amount is expected to be paid in two tranches.

 

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