Austrian club FC Blau-Weib Linz, have confirmed the capture of Ghana striker Raphael Dwamena.
The 25-year-old center-forward impressed greatly in the trial training session over the past few days and has been offered a deal by the club.
The Ghanaian International signs a contract until 2023, with an option for an additional year.
Dwamena has previously had stints with Red Bull Salzburg, FC Lustenau, FC Zurich, Levante, and Saragossa.
According to the club, the “medical check this morning went very well and, of course, his medical history was also carefully examined”
The striker whose move to English Premier League side Brighton collapsed as a result of a heart problem, has been inactive for some time now due to his troubling heart issues.
At statement on the club’s website read:
Raphael Dwamena: “I am so happy that Blau-Weib Linz gives me the chance and I will be eternally grateful. I would like to repay that with performance on the pitch. My athletic path is far from over. I feel very fit and want to achieve great things with blue and white in the next 2-3 years ”
Sports director Tino Wawra: “I have a good connection to his advisor, to ex-Dortmund professional and Swiss team player Philipp Degen. That is why this commitment was possible. Here Raphael also saw that something is developing, and he now wants to follow this path with us in the long term. I am very proud that we were able to convince such a top striker to come to Linz. ”
The team’s trainer Gerald Scheiblehner also said: “In the first training sessions you saw what dynamism and what qualities Raphael has. But you have to take the pressure off him a little at the beginning. Now it is time to raise him to a decent fitness level, then we will have a lot of fun with him. “