Al-Taawoun sign Cameroon’s Leandre Tawamba from Partizan

The 28-year-old has joined the Sukri Al-Qasim after agreeing on a deal that will keep him with the club till 2020

Saudi Professional League side Al-Taawoun have signed Leandre Tawamba from Partizan Belgrade on a two-year deal with an option to extend.

The 28-year-old attacker joined the Serbian outfit in November 2016 and made 70 appearances across all competitions, scoring 21 goals.

The King Abdullah Sport City Stadium outfit confirmed the capture of the forward on Monday.

“With support from the Chairman of the Saudi Sports Authority Turki Al-Sheikh, Al-Taawoun signed Tawamba on a two-season deal with an option for the third season,” read a statement from the club Twitter page.

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The former Al Ahly Benghazi player will link up with Burundi’s Cedric Amissi at the club.

Al-Taawoun finished seventh in the top-flight table last season and will be hoping to compete for the title in the 2018-19 season.

Tawamba could make his debut for his new club when they take on PAOK in a pre-season friendly on July 16.