Portugal Primeira Liga side Moreirense FC have announced their capture of Dutch-born Ghanaian defender Godfried Frimpon.
The 22-year old left-back joins the club on a four-year deal from fellow top-flight side SL Benfica ahead of the 2021-22 league season.
Frimpong moves to the Estadio da Luz outfit after spending six seasons with the SL Benfica’s youth team where he joined them from Dutch side Sparta Youth in 2015.
“The Moreirense SAD informs that they agree with the athlete Godfried Frimpong, this is called a contract with our club valid for approximately 4 hours,” read a statement on the club’s official website.
“Frimpong of 22 years, international pelas camadas jovens dos Países Baixos, representing during the last 6 seasons of SL Benfica, club onde concluiu a sua formation. Only with this defense and with this contraction of the plant as orders of João Henriques is assimilated with but a young man of quality and great margin of progression.” The statement added.
Since he joined SL Benfica youth side, Frimpong has featured in 48 league games for the Portuguese outfit in the reserve league contests.
Despite representing Netherlands at the youth level, the Rotterdam-born lateral defender is still eligible to play for Ghana.