Kenyan striker Michael Olunga signed for Chinese Super League newbies Guizhuo Hengfeng Zhicheng FC from Djurgarden IF and details of the transfer have now been revealed.
Yes. The entire deal is Sh470,748,344 (40 million Swedish Krona) but how will it be divided among the agents and his prevous clubs like Gor Mahia and Djurgardens?
Fotbolldirekt.se reports that Djurgardens, a club he played for in 2016 after penning a four-year deal, will be the biggest beneficiary directly bagging home 30 million Swedish Krona which is an equivalent of Sh353, 061, 258. The other clubs like Gor Mahia, where he moved from to join the Swedish outfit will then share the remaining amount with agents and any other club or persons involved in the deal.
The move to China is one of its ownkind for a Kenyan player in terms of money and it puts Olunga among the top 10 players, who have made lucrative deals from Sweden. Kenyan fans received the news with mixed reactions others condemning the decision terming it career threatening while others praised the player for following his heart.