Lucky Mkosana announced yesterday that he signed with Finnish club IFK Mariehamn. In an Instagram post he said the following on his move:
Honored to join such a historic club @ifkmariehamns and thanks to the management for giving me this opportunity and believing in me. To everyone who has helped and supported me throughout this process, I'm forever grateful and can't thank you enough for all your tremendous efforts. #ifkmariehamn #finnish #gratefulliving #happynewyear #gottnyttår #2017 #newbeginnings
IFK Mariehamn have been dubbed the “Finnish Leicester” by ESPN for their unprecedented title run last season. They will play in the second qualifying round of the 2018 Champions League.
In the club’s press release sporting director Peter Mattsson said the following:
Thanks for everything Lucky and congrats on the move! IFK fans should be excited for picking up such a smart and hard-working player. Check out Lucky’s 2015-16 highlights here: