OFFICIAL: Kenyan striker joins Albania side
OFFICIAL: Kenyan striker joins Albania side
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OFFICIAL: Kenyan striker joins Albania side

Kenya striker Ismail Dunga has joined Albania top-flight side KF Tirana for a period of two years, the club has announced.

Dunga joins the club from league rivals FC Luftetari where he has been since August 2018 and will hope he can help his new side improve on their seventh-place finish last season.

In a post on their Facebook page, Tirana noted: “Ismael Dunga has officially joined the club. The 26-year-old striker has signed a contract that makes him part of Tirana for the next two years.

“Dunga has completed the signing of his contract with the club and has today formalize the deal. The footballer from Kenya had 10 goals last season with Luftetarin, and arrives to boost our attack.”

League goals

Of the ten goals Dunga scored last season in the league, seven came in the league; goals that helped his side stay afloat with his side having finished eighth (just a position off the relegation line) in the ten-team log.

Before landing in Albania, Dunga had a short stint with Zambia Super League side Lusaka Stars where he was four months. Before his Napsa stint, the player featured for City of Lusaka in the same league.

In August 2016, the player left Kenya to begin his professional career with Greece side Acharnaikos but left in January 2017. He was to spend the next eight months without a club (according to stats on Trasfermarket) before joining City of Lusaka in August 2017.

In the Kenyan scene, Dunga featured for Nakumatt FC, Tusker FC, Sony Sugar FC, Congo United and Mathare United.

Tirana is has hosted a series of Kenyan players before among them being Francis Kahata, Musa Mohammed and Kenneth Muguna.

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