Beerschot Wilrijk has the Cameroonian striker Marius Noubissi attracted. He comes from the Finnish Ilves Tampere and signed Thursday a contract for three seasons (with a season option).
The 21-year-old Noubissi found in the Finnish league and European (in the Europa League against Slavia Sofia) smooth the road to the nets and was, according to Beerschot Wilrijk on the radar of several clubs, including from the English Championship and a team from 1A.
“I chose for KFCO Beerschot Wilrijk because this club has ambition emanates,” he says on the website of the Rats. “By me a long-term contract offer, shows KFCO Beerschot Wilrijk that believe in me. I have friends in Belgium and they told me that this is the perfect club to grow and to show me. This is the middle of Europe. Now I am here, I am actually immediately charmed by the stadium. The fans are nice and close to the field. I love that.”
Beerschot Wilrijk, that with the 3 of 9 in the league in 1B began, paid for Noubissi “substantial transfer fee”.
Still Thursday the Antwerp club bid farewell to the 24-year-old Brazilian midfielder Octavio Merlo Manteca. He has played since last summer on the Keel but there could be no fixed value. His contract was mutually dissolved.