KUALA LUMPUR: National Under-18 striker Luqman Hakim Shamsudin has signed up to play for Belgium professional football club K.V. Kortrijk next year.
The transfer was announced by Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman and Malaysian business mogul Tan Sri Vincent Tan, who owns the Belgian club, during a press conference on Friday. (Sept 20).
The Kelantanese, who helped Malaysia reach the 2019 AFF Under-18 Championship final last month, will ink a five-year deal with his new team when he turns 18 next March.
In the meantime, he will remain in Malaysia before training with Cardiff City, another club owned by Tan, for three months next year.
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