Liberia forward Augustine Otu has joined Sudanese club El Merreikh on a two year contract after a fantastic season with Watanga FC during the 2020/2021 league season,Felele247.com understands
El Merriekh made the announcement via their twitter handle Tuesday morning after the Liberian completed his medicals with the club.
The attacker who last played for Watanga has signed a two-year deal with Merrikh football club of Sudan for an undisclosed fee but the deal is believed to be good for both the players his club and El Merriekh
Otu who finished the LFA’s 2020/2021 league season as the highest goals scorer with 22-goals bade an emotional farewell to Watanga family on 27th October 2021.
The club urged the player to be a good ambassador of Watagan in Sudan because if he performs well, it will be an opener for more Watanga and Liberian players.
The striker has played for several clubs in Liberia including ELWA United, Nimba United, LPRC Oilers.
He also had a short stay in Kayan with Wazito FC before turning to his motherland.
Merrikh Sporting Club is a Sudanese football club based in Omdurman. Their home stadium is Al-Merrikh Stadium, which is locally known as The Red Castle.
Founded in 1908, Al-Merrikh is one of the oldest football clubs in Africa, and have won the Sudan Premier League 16 times and Sudan Cup 14 times.
The club shares a fierce rivalry with Al-Hilal, the games between them regularly selling out, as well as being the only other realistic challenger to the league crown.