Vitoria Guimaraes sign Ghanaian defender Abdul Mumin

Highly-rated Ghanaian defender Abdul Mumin has joined Portuguese side Vitoria Guimaraes having left Danish outfit Nordsjaelland at the end of last season.

Mumin, who was linked with Premier League move as well as interest from France, signed a four-year deal with Portuguese top-flight side on Saturday.

“Vitoria Sport Clube, Futebol SAD announces that it has signed the player Abdul Mumin a contract valid for the next four sports seasons, also ensuring 100% of the economic rights of the Ghanaian central defender,” the Portuguese club announced on their official website on Saturday.

“The experience accumulated in the Danish championship has made him a well-known player in the news market, with Vitoria SC having secured his contract until 2024.”

22-year-old Mumin graduated from the Right to Dream academy, but in 2016 headed to Denmark to represent FC Nordsjaelland.

“Despite having the under-19s as destination, he made his debut for the main team a few days after the arrival, skipping stages in his affirmation process.

“In 2018 he represented HB Koge on loan, before returning to his home club and becoming one of the most used elements over the past two seasons.

“Mumin will present his work on Monday, joining the group that will be available to the trainer Tiago Mendes.”

Last season, Mumin made 26 appearances for Nordsjaelland in the Danish Super Liga. He started 19 of the games and found the back of the net once.

Isaac Darko
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