Monday, June 24, 2024

Edward Chilufya joins FC Midtjylland

Zambian forward Edward Chilufya has completed his switch to Danish side, FC Midtjylland.

The Mphande Youth product has penned a five year deal with Midtjylland. The deal will see him stay in Denmark until December 2026.

The 22-year-old offensive player joins Midtjylland from Swedish giants Djurgården IF and has signed an agreement until 31 December 2026.

“Edward has proven himself at a high level in the Allsvenskan and still has great development potential, which we look forward to fulfilling together. He has been crucial for Djurgården IF, where he with his perseverance and speed has had a strong impact with both goals and assists,” Midtjylland Director of. Football, Svend Graversen said.

“He will increase the competition in the offensive positions, where he brings some other competencies than those that we already have at our disposal. It is a transfer that makes us more complete,” he added.

Edward Chilufya finished the previous season in Sweden with eight goals and three assists in 29 matches helping Djurgården to finish third in the Swedish Allsvenskan.

The Mphande Youth product has netted 17 times and contributed 9 assists in 80 matches for Djurgådens IF since 2018.

Edward Chilufya will be wearing his favorite jersey number 18 and will travel with his new teammates to a training camp in Portugal on Tuesday.

FACTS
Name: Edward Chilufya
Birthday: 17 September 1999
Height: 171 cm
Country: Zambia
Previous clubs: Djurgården IF and Mpande Academy

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