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Ghana Defender Patric Pfeiffer Seals Move to Bundesliga Side Augsburg
- Patric Pfeiffer has joined Bundesliga side FC Augsburg
- The German-born Ghanaian joins the topflight side from SV Darmstadt
- Pfeiffer helped Darmstadt seal promotion to the Bundesliga
German-born Ghanaian defender, Patric Pfeiffer has completed his move from SV Darmstadt to Bundesliga side FC Augsburg in the summer transfer window.
The 23-year-old signed a four-year deal that will see him stay at Augsburg until June 2027.
Before joining Augsburg, he helped Darmstadt secure promotion to the German topflight league, after scoring four goals and providing an assist in 24 matches.
"I had a great time in Darmstadt, which was crowned by promotion to the Bundesliga. It's often said that you should leave when it's most beautiful: I'm doing that now and I'm looking forward to a new chapter in my career in Augsburg," he said, as quoted by fcaugsburg.de.
"The talks with those responsible at FCA convinced me that I have the best conditions here with an established Bundesliga club to go down the path together in the Bundesliga,” he added.
He joins the club as a free agent after interest from numerous teams in the top division.
Meanwhile, Sporting Director of Augsburg, Stefan Reuter believes Pfeiffer's signing will strengthen the team ahead of the 2023/24 season.
"We are proud that we were able to convince Patric Pfeiffer of FCA despite the great interest from other clubs. With him we get one of the best defenders in the 2nd division, who will help us to achieve our goals in the coming years with his speed, tackling and header skills," he said.
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He is however yet to make his debut for the senior national team.
Pfeiffer to miss Madagascar clash
Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Talented young forward, Ernest Nuamah has been handed his maiden Black Stars call-up ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Madagascar in June.
Ghana's national coach, Chris Hughton included the winger in his 24-man squad for the penultimate qualifier in Antananarivo on June 18.
The Ghana U23 star has been in sensational form for FC Nordsjaelland in the Danish Superliga, earning him a place in the Black Stars team.