Nairobi City Stars and Swedish top-tier side IF Elsborg have reached an agreement for the immediate transfer of teenage attacking midfielder Timothy Noor Ouma.
Timothy, best known as Babu, leaves Simba wa Nairobi two seasons into his five-year deal.
— IF Elfsborg (@IFElfsborg1904) August 24, 2022
“Nairobi City Stars can confirm that after successful negotiations, Timothy’s move from Simba wa Nairobi to Swedish top-tier side IF Elsborg has been arrived at,” said club CEO Patrick Korir
“Babu was a standout at Nairobi City Stars in the just ended season and we thank him for his on-field returns that made him a great attraction, his commitment and dedication to the team,”
“He has our full blessings, and on behalf of Nairobi City Stars and supporters, we wish him the very best in his new endeavor at IF Elfsborg.” added Korir
Babu left the country on the wee hours of Monday 22 August 2022, and arrived at his new club the following day. He has signed a four-and-a-half-year deal at IF Elfbrog.
He joined Nairobi City Stars in mid-2020 on an initial three-year contract but after his debut top-flight season, he extended his stay for a further two seasons till mid-2025.
In the ended 2021/22 FKF Premier League season, Babu topped up on his season-opening debut goal with six more to tally up seven in addition to nine assists and as many second assists to end the season with a contribution of 25 of the total 45 goals scored.