Boeung Ket announced yesterday it had mutually agreed to release foreign duo Esoh Paul Omogba and Julius Oiboh, after their contract’s expired.
“Boeung Ket Football Club would like to inform the fans as well as the public that the club has decided to split up with two foreign players, Esoh Paul Omogba and Julius Oiboh, after the contract expired, reads a statement by the club. “And both parties agreed not to extend the contract. Boeung Ket football team thanks the efforts of the two players both in the domestic and international awards, and wish Esoh Omogba and Julius Oiboh all success in the future.”
Omogba, an attacking midfielder, has been involved with the club since the 2015 season and had helped the club reach the final of the Toyota Mekong Club Championship 2015 and win the league championship in Cambodia in the 2016 and 2017 season. He has since signed for current league champions NagaWorld.
Striker Oiboh was part of Boeung Ket’s first league title in 2012 before heading abroad. He returned to Boeung Ket for a second spell at the start of 2018.
Last month, the club also announced it had also decided against renewing the contract of hotshot Brazilian forward Maycon Calijuri who has since been signed up by Shan United of Myanmar.
“After two great seasons with Boeung Ket Football Club, today is time to say thanks so much for one of lovely club I played in my career, posted the Brazilian in a statement on social media. “Also thanks so much Cambodia for the hospitality and respect with me, my wife my little boy, and my precious daughter that was born in Phnom Penh.”
“Thanks [to] all fans, staff management, staff coach’s and all players for helped me to have a two memorable seasons 2017/2018. It’s not a good bye it’s a just see you soon. You will always be in my heart.”