Malawi national football team highly-rated left-back teenager Kieran Ngwenya has secured a long-term future with Scottish Premiership side Aberdeen football club.
According to Aberdeen Fc’s statement, Ngwenya who is 18 years old will be with the club until 2024 to the delight of the club’s Manager Stephen Glass who believes Ngwenya has a lot to offer to the club.
Glass said he looks forward to working with Ngwenya to help him fulfill and establish his career with the Pittodrie.
“Kieran is a player who has real potential, so I’m pleased he has chosen to commit himself to the club. He now has an opportunity to build upon the appearances he made for the first team last season and put everything into his continued development,” said Glass.
Ngwenya who resides in Edinburgh made his Aberdeen debut in December 2020 in a match in which his club defeated Ross County.
In March 2021, Ngwenya moved on loan to Cove Rangers which plays in League one in the country where he made seven appearances before his national team debut in Flames’ 2-0 loss against Tanzania on 13th June 2021.
The news has meanwhile excited Flames Team Manager Clement Kafwafwa who said the move is a morale booster to the Flames ahead of its World Cup qualifiers in September and African Cup of Nations finals next year January.