Manuel Eli Keke: Icelandic League Tougher Than Ghana Premier League

Ghanaian midfielder, Manuel Eli Keke says the games in the Icelandic second-tier league is stronger than the Zylofon Cash Premier League.

In an exclusive chat with Ghanacrusader.com on Monday, Eli Keke opined, ” Yes, it’s tough. No disregard to our league [ Zylofon Cash Premier League ] but it’s strong here.”

The Icelandic second-tier are four games into the season. Asked if he’s had a run out, Eli Keke said, ” Yeah, I have played in three league games, full-time on every occasion, adding that, his performance has been solid each time.”

When quizzed, if he’s scored in those games, he responded, ” No yet stating that he scored a goal in the Icelandic FA Cup against lower-tier club, Hamar.”

Speaking on his target for this season, noted, ”he will help Víkingur Ólafsvík achieve promotion back to the premier league.”

The 22 year-old joined Víkingur Ólafsvík in the Icelandic second-tier league on a three year-deal from Ghanaian topflight side, Dreams FC earlier this year.

He played an instrumental role to helping the Dawu-based club gained promotion to Zylofon Cash Premier League this season just a year after they were relegated to the National Division One League.

Eli netted two goals in 19 outings for the Still Believe lads in the Zone three of National Division One League.

 

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