• Sierra Leone defender, David Simbo, has completed his transfer to Northern Cyprus K-pet Süper Lig side Baf Ülkü Yurdu for an undisclosed fee.
  • The club is among the most successful sports clubs in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

The 29-year-old centre-back, who was officially unveiled on Friday, has confirmed that he signed a one-and-half year deal.

The former mighty Blackpool defender pictured was unveiled at the Northern Cyprus Football federation office.

“One of our transfer David Simbo is preparing for the new season by working at a busy pace,” the club confirmed on their official Facebook page.  

“I’m delighted to have signed a new deal with such am an ambitious club,” Simbo told FSL News. “I can’t wait to get started. Talks have been going on for over a months, but I am happy the deal has been sealed.”

Last season, the agile defender played for Turkish side Kiremithanespor.

Simbo has had spells in Sweden with → Motala AIF (on loan), Trelleborg (on loan), Boden and Sandviken before joining Sudanese top-flight side Al-Hilal in 2014–2015 and later moved to Najran and Krumkachy Minsk in Belarus.

He started his playing career with local club Mighty Blackpool, where he was impressive before moving abroad.

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