In-form Hearts of Oak striker Kwame Kizito has turned down a lucrative offer to join Ethiopia Coffee Club, FootballMadeInGhana.com can exclusively reveal.
The 21-year-old is being sought after by the Ethiopian club following his sterling performance at the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations by helping Ghana win the tournament on home soil.
ECC had offered Kizito a sign-on fee of $30,000 with a monthly wage of $5000 excluding bonuses.
The club was also offering the striker a fully furnished apartment and had also pledge to provide him with means of transportation in a total package meant to lure him into giving them his word of interest.
But Kizito have turned down this offer – choosing to bid his time for a better offer in the hope of improved form in the not too distant future.
“Yes I had an offer from Coffee Club,” Kizito confirmed to FootballMadeInGhana.com.
“But I didn’t accept it. I have a contract with Hearts and I think I must be patient to develop myself into a better player.”
Kizito’s decision will come as a surprise to many especially in an era where players in Ghana a moving to clubs for offers far less than what is being put forward by ECC.
The striker scored on his return to club football in Hearts’ 2-1 win over Wa All Stars in the semi finals of the 2017 MTN FA Cup on Sunday.