Belgian First Division A outfit KRC Genk have completed the signing of Ghana youth prospect Joseph Aidoo from Swedish side Hammarby.
As indicated by reports in Belgium, he cost Genk 1.5 million euros. The centre-back substantiated himself in the Allsvenskan since moving from Inter Allies in 2015.
The 21-year-old defender has been on the books of Swedish side Hammarby IF and he has now secured a move to Genk.
Genk confirmed the player’s arrival on their official website.
A club statement read: “KRC Genk reached an agreement with Joseph Aidoo today (* 29/9/94). The Ghanaian defender signs a contract for 3 years in Genk with a 1-year option.
“Aidoo started his career with the Ghanaian Inter Allies. After a strong loan at Swedish Hammarby IF, the Scandinavian team also finally made him in January 2016.
“At Hammarby, Joseph was good at 30 games and 1 goal, and he appeared at various European teams. Aidoo is physically very strong, good at the head and in one against one situation. He can be played at various positions and is thus a very valuable addition to the Genkse kernel.”
Aidoo made 12 appearances in the 2017 Swedish Allsvenskan for Hammarby.
He played for Ghana at the 2015 FIFA U20 World Cup finals in New Zealand.