Aliyu Niang gets his first professional contract. The young Senegalese midfielder leaves Daro Salaam and joins FC Paços de Ferreira, a first-class Portuguese club.
FC Paços de Ferreira has signed young Senegalese talent, Aliou Niang. The 18-year-old midfielder trained at Dar es Salaam Academy, where he rose through all youth categories. He caught the attention of the Portuguese club who had been playing in the Primeira Liga for several years now and is now joining the ranks.
Dar es Salaam Academy announced the news on Instagram, revealing that the young talent had signed a two-year contract with FC Paços de Ferreira. Aliou Niang, born 30 March 2005, is a promising young Senegalese footballer who plays as a midfielder. He has just signed a two-year contract with Portuguese football club Futebol Club Pacos de Ferreira, who has been playing in Portugal’s first division for 7 years,” can we in the Senegalese club’s press release.
It should be noted that Aliou Niang also played in the Senegal U-17 national team where he had the opportunity to show his expertise on the ground. “In addition to his success with the Daro Salam academy, Aliou Niang has also represented Senegal as an under-17 international. This experience in the national team testifies to his talent and potential as a great hope of Senegalese football,” recalls Daro Salam.
This opportunity gives Niang the chance to continue his progression and compete against high level opponents in one of the most competitive tournaments in Europe.