Former Nigeria defender, Taye Taiwo is delighted at his move to Australian amateur side, Palm Beach Soccer Club, for an undisclosed fee and term.
The 35-year-old former Olympique Marseille player took to his official Instagram page to express his happiness in a statement, in which he also expressed gratitude to his agent, the club and everyone else who made the transfer possible.
"I’m so proud of this new challenge and I can’t wait to start I’m so excited to be a new player of Palm Beach stars, I want to say thank you to my agency Icon Football and to my agent Alexander Garini for making this possible and also to the CEO @mr.iafrate for show from the beginning of negotiations a big interest in me and for the amazing project that they want to build now , Palm beach I’m coming," stated one of notable left backs to have donned the colours of Nigeria.
Taiwo started his professional career at Gabros International in 2003 before going on to play for Lobi Stars, Marseille, Milan, Queens Park Rangers, Dynamo Kyiv, Bursaspor, HJK Helsinki, Lausanne, AFC Eskilstuna, RoPS and Doxa Katokopias.
He represented Nigeria at U20 level and was a key member of the team that won silver at 2008 Olympics in Beijing, winning the Bronze Ball as third best player behind Lionel Messi and John Mikel Obi.
The Lagos-born won UEFA Intertoto Cup with Marseille in 2005, scored eight goals in 54 outings with the Nigeria Super Eagles between 2004 and 2012.
Palm Beach Soccer Club are based in Gold Coast, Queensland and play in Football Gold Coast Premier League.
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