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Ari Skulason exchanges Lokeren for Ostend: “Every time I’m in Oostende played, I was charmed by the cosy stadium”

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Ari Skulason has a contract for two seasons, signed with KV Oostende. That made the kustploeg Friday known. The Icelandic defender comes up press conference is over Lokeren, where he three-season long played.

The 32-year-old Skulason arrived in 2016 at Daknam. Previously he played for the Danish Odense (2013-2016) and the Swedish Sundsvall (2008-2013). The Icelandic international played 89 matches for Lokeren. He was good for 12 goals and 11 assists.

“After the departure of Tomasevic, Bock and Nastic was a rear our priority. In addition, Skulason, a player of the Belgian league knows and so no adjustment period needed. He was at the end of his contract with Lokeren, so there is no purchase price must be paid,” said athletic counselor Guy Ghysel. “Just as his entire team knew he a less season, but we are convinced that he is on his 32nd not yet quality has declined. Also We must not forget that he is there with his national team is also a nice course has her.”


Skulason collected 64 caps for the national team of Iceland. At the european CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016 verrassten the Icelanders friend and enemy, and by the quarterfinals to reach. Skulason was holder in all european CHAMPIONSHIP duels.

“In the city of Lokeren, I knew, along with the whole club, a unhappy season. Also KVO has a difficult season behind them, but again a step forward. I am glad that I can write a new story. Every time I with Lokeren Oostende played, I was charmed by the cosy stadium where the audience is close to the field. With Ingebrigtsen pulled it also a Nordic trainer. I heard a lot of positive sounds about him from Norway and I look forward to working together with him”, responded Skulason itself on the clubwebsite.

Skulason is after the Brazilian midfielder, Renato Neto (AA Gent) the second asset that is Oostende in the Belgian league. .