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KF Tirana complete the signing of Ghanaian defender Atinga

6:14 PM SGT 13/7/18
Vincent Atinga
The former Phobians defender has finalised a two-year deal with the White and Blues

Former Hearts of Oak defender Vincent Atinga has penned a two-year deal with Albanian Superliga side KF Tirana, the club has confirmed.

The 24-year-old opted not to extend his stay with the Phobians following the expiration of his contract last August.  

"Vincent Atinga from Ghana has joined us as a free agent and we welcome him to the club," a club statement read. 

"We wish him very well in his stay here in Albania and hope he will help the club attain the aims we've aimed at in the upcoming season," statement added.

Atinga also expressed his happiness after he was introduced to the supporters.

"This is indeed a big opportunity for me and I'm hopeful of big things in the future," Atinga said.

"I thank the club's top hierarchy for their patience and role to see me here. I thank the supporters and the new teammates too for a warm welcome," Atinga said.

"I've come here to prove a point and hope my time here will be joyful. I will do my best to help the club to achieve success in all competitions," he added.

Atinga becomes the second Ghanaian player at the club after Winful Cobbinah who completed his move on Friday.