Mexican powerhouse Club Tijuana, have completed the signing of Ghanaian midfielder Clifford Aboagye ahead of the 2020 LIGA MX Opening Tournament, SPORTSworldGhana.com can exclusively report.
Clifford, 25, secured a move to the Liga MX champions following an explosive loan spell at Querétaro FC.
The former Ghana U20 captain has taken Mexican football by storm since he joined Atlas on loan from Spanish side Granada in 2017.
The promising midfielder after being awarded with the Bronze Ball at the FIFA U20 World Cup in 2013, moved from Inter Allies FC to Italian side Udinese Calcio.
Clifford is characterized by his speed in midfield and his projection in attack. The former Inter Allies star, becomes the first African player to reach the first team of Club Tijuana.
However, he will not be the first on his continent to belong to the Institution of the Northern Border of Mexico, since Nigerian midfielder, Mark Tanko , who joined Club Tijuana Basic Forces in 2015, and although he appeared on the bench in a couple of COPA MX matches, he did not have the opportunity to debut with the Xoloitzcuintle first team.
In Atlas, the talented Ghanaian attacking midfielder scored three goals and provided six assists in 71 games before being sent on loan to Querétaro FC, where he has contributed a goal in 33 matches.
After being awarded with the Bronze Ball at the FIFA U20 World Cup in 2013, Aboagye moved from Inter Allies FC to Italian side Udinese Calcio.