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Samuel Owusu: Al-Fayha snap up Ghana and Cukaricki winger

21:11 GMT+3 19/08/2019
Samuel Owusu of Ghana and Mamadu Cande of Guinea-Bissau
The attacker will spend the next three seasons in Saudi Arabia after sealing a switch from Serbia on Monday

Ghana international Samuel Owusu has signed for Saudi side Al-Fayha, the club have announced.

The 23-year-old has penned a three-year deal with his new outfit, ending a two-year stint with Serbian fold Cukaricki.

"The board of directors of Al-Fayha Club, chaired by Mr. Abdullah bin Ahmed Abanami, has completed the signing procedures with Ghanaian international Samuel Owusu from Serbian Club Cukaricki for the coming three seasons," the club announced on Monday.

"The player arrived on Monday in Saudi Arabia after he successfully passed the medical tests conducted by one of the specialist medical clinics in Dubai.

"The signing ceremony took place this evening at the press conference hall at the club's headquarters in the presence of CEO Othman Al-Shunaifi."

A surprise inclusion in Ghana's squad for the recent Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Owusu came into the limelight at the tournament, featuring in all four of the Black Stars' games.

The winger was linked to a big move to Paris Saint-Germain, Borussia Dortmund and Marseille prior to joining Al-Fayha.

He previously also played for Serbian side Radnik Surdulica and Genclerbirligi in Turkey.