Stellenbosch FC striker Ryan Moon will depart South African shores for Sweden in Europe after inking a three-year cope with Varbergs BoIS FC.
The 24-year-old former Kaizer Chiefs ahead is about to depart the nation on Thursday as he seeks to settle in as rapidly as doable forward of the brand new season.
“It’s at all times pleasing to see gamers observe their goals. Ryan has at all times needed to use his commerce in Europe and we’re comfortable for a participant like that to go on and obtain what he has set out. We want him all one of the best,” mentioned Stellenbosch head coach Steve Barker.
Varbergs performs within the high flight Swedish soccer league referred to as the Allsvenskan with the brand new season beginning subsequent weekend.
Moon shall be hoping to interrupt into the Varbergs beginning eleven and assist higher their Eleventh-place end final season.
“We have been engaged on it (Ryan’s switch) for a few months now and I feel folks neglect that once we introduced Ryan to Stellenbosch, he had simply come again from Scotland,” Moon’s consultant, Modise Sefume, tells Sport24 completely.
“He scored on trial in Scotland after which it did not work out for him, sadly, because the staff simply signed a striker earlier than he arrived.
“We got here again as a result of we had choices on the desk however we would have liked one thing that was going to be a platform for him to try to get himself again into Europe and that is what Stellenbosch gave him.”
Moon, a youth product of Woodlands FC and Pirates FC, made his senior skilled debut for Maritzburg United in 2015.
He rose to prominence on the KwaZulu-Natal facet and sooner fairly than later caught the eyes of the folks at Soweto giants Chiefs.
The Pietermaritzburg-born striker joined Amakhosi lower than a yr later after making his skilled debut in 2016.
In 2019, Moon joined Stellenbosch on three yr contract with a guise of ultimately getting an opportunity of European soccer.
Sefume added: “The man is happy. It’s a massive alternative. He actually desires to get there, get going and show himself.
“Clearly attempting to get a participant throughout into Europe throughout Covid has been notably tough.
“We’re simply grateful that Varbergs and Stellenbosch have been magnificent in making it a easy transition.”
Moon will now be eyeing to make his debut in Varbergs for the primary match of the season on Sunday, 11 April in opposition to Mjallby.