Franck Odhiambo joins Swedish side Djurgårdens IF

Gor Mahia midfielder Frank Odhiambo has joined Djurgårdens IF of Johanneshov district of Stockholm in Sweden. The 19-year-old midfielder signed a five-year deal with the Swedish side.

Odhiambo has been impressive for K’Ogalo since being handed his debut midway through last season and had been attracting massive interest before the Swedish side tied him to a long-term contract.

The defender made his Gor debut midway through last season after being handed his first-ever start by former coach Carlos Vaz Pinto.

The youngster has been instrumental on the right-back never looked back and made his national team debut with the Harambee Stars Under-23 team at the CECAFA Championship in Ethiopia. He was promoted to the senior team and was part of the squad during the World Cup qualifiers.

“I am very happy and expectant to come to Djurgården. This will be a new challenge and platform for me in my career, says Frank who hopes to achieve a similar development as Michael Olunga”, Frank said during the interview.

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