BACK IN TURKEY: Uganda Cranes Star Joins Turkish Side Çaykur Rizespor
Turkish Super League side Çaykur Rizespor have signed Uganda Cranes international Farouk Miya.
Farouk Miya joins Karadeniz Atmacası on a two-year employment contract that will keep him at Yeni Rize Şehir Stadium until 2024.
This development was confirmed on Wednesday evening via the club’s official website.
“Welcome Farouk Miya. Our Çaykur Rizespor has tied Farouk Miya to their colors,” reads part of club statement.
“The 24-year-old Ugandan football player signed the green-blue color scheme for 2 years.”
This will be the second Turkish side that Miya will play for after a stint with Konyaspor.
The attacking midfieder has been clubless since his unfortunate departure from Ukraine side Lviv FC due to war with Russia.
ABOUT Çaykur Rizespor:
Çaykur Rizespor Kulübü is a Turkish professional football club based in Rize. The club play in the TFF First League.
The club was founded on May 19, 1953, with green-yellow as club colours, but later changed to blue-green.
Since 1990, the team has been sponsored by the Turkish tea company Çaykur, hence the name and the image of a tea leaf on the club’s logo. The club plays its home games in Yeni Rize Şehir Stadium.