Austrian side FC Blau Weiss Linz have announced the signing of Ghana striker Raphael Dwamena.
The 25-year-old free agent’s career has been challenged by a recurring heart condition but has now been cleared to return to action through the second-tier side who have decided to hand him a two-year contract with an option.
“FC Blau Weiss Linz is delighted to announce the signing of Raphael Dwamena.
“The 25-year-old top striker has totally impressed in the trial training session over the past few days and is now part of the team. Dwamena signs a contract until 2023, with an option for an additional year.
“The medical check this morning also went very well and, of course, his medical history was also carefully examined.” the club published Friday.
Commenting on his new opportunity, a happy Dwamena – who is known for previous stints in Austria with Red Bull Salzburg, Liefering FC and Austria Lustenau – promised to give his all.
“I am so happy that FC Blau Weiss Linz is giving me the chance and I will be eternally grateful.
“I would like to repay that with performance on the pitch. My athletic path is far from over. I feel very fit and want to achieve great things with blue and white in the next 2-3 years,” he said.
Raphael Dwamena has also played for Spanish outfits UD Levante and Real Zaragoza as well as Danish side Vejle BK.