Zambian international Evans Kangwa signs two (2) years contract with Arsenal


ZAMBIAN striker Evans Kangwa has signed a new contract with Arsenal Tula of Russia for two football seasons.

Kangwa who was excused from Micho’s squad for June FIFA window friendly matches signed the deal in Tula Russian City, Tula through his agent Nir Karin.

Karin has been Kangwa’s agent for the last 8 years and he also represents winger Lameck Banda and Kings Kangwa who are all on the books of Arsenal Tula though Banda spent last season on loan at the Israeli side Maccabi Netanya.

The striker has expressed happiness to renew his stay in Tula and thanked his agent for being with him since his time at Nkana.

“I’m happy to sign again with Arsenal Tula. I have been here for 4 years and it is like my home now. I thank my agent, Nir Karin who has been with me from my days at Nkana,” he said.

Meanwhile, his agent is full of praise for the former Nkana talisman’s professionalism.

“Evans Kangwa is an example of professionalism, discipline, stability, hard work, loyalty, and morality. I’m proud to follow him and be his agent and I can’t wait to see him in the new season.”

Arsenal Tula will go to pre-season camp in Austria next week before they start their 2021/22 season campaign.

Last season, Kangwa scored 5 goals and assisted 4 more. The new campaign will be his 5th season with the Russian Premier League outfit. Before Russia, Evans was in Turkish and Israeli leagues and he’s by now among the longest-serving Zambian footballers in Europe at club level.