Moukandjo to remain in China following JS Suning exit

Moukandjo to remain in China following JS Suning exit
Harrison Afful of Ghana challenges Benjamin Moukandjo of Cameroon during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Afcon semifinal football match between Cameroon and Ghana at the Franceville Stadium in Gabon on 02 February 2017 ©Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

by Staff Reporter

Monday Mar 04, 2019. 17:16

Former Cameroon captain Benjamin Moukandjo is set to sign for Shenzen FC in the Chinese Super League (CSL) after parting company with Jiangsu Suning late last month.

The 30-year-old mutually agreed to terminate his contract with Suning, having joined the club on a. two-year contract from French side FC Lorient in July 2017. He scored eight goals in 11 appearances for the club.

Moukandjo spent last season on-loan at Beijing Renhe where he netted seven goals in 19 matches before returning to Suning who he duly left shortly after.

He has since been linked with a move to newly promoted Shenzen in the Chinese top division.

Moukandjo, who retired from international football shortly after Clarence Seedorf took over the reins as head coach, scored eight goals in 57 games for the Indomitable Lions.

He most notable captained Cameroon to the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations title.

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