Liberian striker Gerald Ben has joined Finnish second division club, Pk-35 for the rest of the season as a free agent.
Ben inked the contract, which will last until December 31, 2021 after his contract elapsed with Kakkonen’s A-block side MiPK kissat.
The Top striker will now continue his excellent goal-scoring form in the Finnish YKKÖNEN League, the second-tier of soccer in Finland.
He scored 16 goals in 10 matches, before agreeing to leave the club after mutual content.
The troublesome striker’s deal with PK-35, was first made through in late December 2020, when he had a trial which impressed the club’s technical staffs and was later confirmed this January 2021 after all negotiation was completed.
– I think PK-35 seems like a good team to me and it feels nice to be with the team. We hope to have a good season ahead.
This is my fourth Finnish club and I am confident of exploring the same quality that Ben is, and who knows, I might one day be called to represent my country.
“I love to play football and to punch goals and hope doing so with my national team; this will make me feel proud, especially in front of my family and friends back home and you know it,” he said in a conversation with journalist Emmanuel wise Jipoh.
“I think, I just need to keep, scoring goals and hope I’ll be call upon to serve,” he reiterated.
Gerald Ben is Liberian- born United States footballer, who previously played for FC Haka in the Finnish VEIKKAUSLIIGA, as well as Sudet Kouvola and recently Mikkelin Kissat.
The 28-year-old is yet to play any senior national team football, despite being eligible for both Liberia and the United States.