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Pools sign Claudio Ofosu

3 August 2020

Hartlepool

United are delighted to announce the signing of Claudio Ofosu on a permanent

deal.

The 21-year-old joins us after spending the last season with BetVictor Southern League Premier Division side Royston Town where he enjoyed a successful season driving them to a second-place league finish.

With 9 goals and 11 assists last year, Claudio quickly became well known for his quick speed, skillful wing play, and natural ability to run past his man.

Ofosu began

his career with St Neots Town, making 24 appearances before joining Stevenage,

progressing through the club's youth system and enjoying loan spells at

Biggleswade United, where he bagged three goals in six appearances, and then

six appearances at Kings Langley before a loan spell at Mildenhall Town, all

gaming valuable first-team experience.

After

leaving The Lamex Stadium, Ofosu returned to St Neots Town, netting three times

in 24 appearances.

We spoke toClaudio about his big move:

‘I'm over the

moon to sign for the club. It's a huge club, with a huge following. It's a

dream come true to sign for Hartlepool, as I believe God is at the centre of

everything for me and with him everything is possible. I can't wait to get

started and play at The Vic and show the fans what I can do' 

Manager DaveChallinor also spoke about his delight to get Claudio in:

“He is a

player we kept our eye in through the whole course of last season, a young lad

with a lot of potential. He is quick, direct and he's one of them that gets the

fans on the edge of their seat. As I said, he still only is a young lad but we

hope he can come in and hit the ground running straight away”.

Claudio

will join with the rest of the squad straight away as they prepare for the new

season ahead.

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