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Sports News of Saturday, 13 August 2022


Samartex complete signing of Larry Sumaila

Defender, Ibrahim Larry Sumaila Defender, Ibrahim Larry Sumaila

Ghana Premier League newbies FC Samartex have completed the signing of defender Ibrahim Larry Sumaila on a free transfer, can confirm.

The 27-year-old right-back was released by Hearts of Oak on July 26, 2022 after a rollercoaster season after managing just three appearances in the Ghanaian top flight.

Sumaila has signed a two-year contract with the Timber Boys on Friday after completing his medical examination.

Across two seasons at Hearts, Sumaila made 18 league matches for the Phobians, playing a part in the 2020-21 Ghana Premier League triumph.

He also won the FA Cup back-to-back with the Phobians in the process.

His experience will come to bare for Samartex who aim at finishing the 2022-23 season by maintaining their top-flight status.

Samartex begin their journey as Ghana Premier League debutantes in September with a visit to Real Tamale United.

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