Ghana attacker Samuel Afum has signed a three-and-half year contract for Swiss side Young Boys Bern for an undisclosed fee, Ghanasoccernet.com can exclusively confirm.
The 22-year-old passed medicals on Thursday morning after arriving in Bern and inked the deal which will keep him at the Stade De Suisse Wankdorf Bern till 2016 on Friday evening.
Afum has been handed jersey number 7 and he hopes a spell with the Swiss giants can help kickstart an illustrious career in Europe.
After departure of Zambia forward Emmanuel Mayuka to EPL side Southampton and the sale of Argentine forward Raul Bobadilla to FC Basel, Young Boys boss Martin Rueda believes the Ghana youngster has the qualities to propel the Yellow and Blacks in the domestic league.
The former Ghana Premier League golden shoe winner has been rewarded for his impressive performance for Egyptian side FC Smouha.
Young Boys have sustained their interest in the Ghana U23 attacker despite the Egyptian Premier League being suspended almost a season.
He netted 23 times in all competitions during his two year stint at Egyptian side FC Smouha.
He is expected to make his debut for Young Boys when the Swiss Super League resumes in February.