Origi joins Norwegian top tier side

  Posted: 21 Dec 12, 18:26

By: Rodgers Eshitemi

Kenyan international goalkeeper Arnold Origi has penned down a two year deal with Norwegian top tier side Lillestrøm Sports Club.

Origi’s one year contract with his immediate-former second division outfit [Adeccoligaen] Ullensaker/Kisa was due to expire at the end of this month (December 31 2012).


The 29 year old keeper signed the deal on Friday and was warmly welcomed by Lillestrom's sporting director Torgeir Bjarmann.

-Arnold has signed a two year contract and comes from Ull / Kisa. He passed the medical check we had. We are very pleased to have Arnold to LSK.

-He has previously played for Mathare United, Tusker, Moss, Fredrikstad and Ull / Kisa. 

-Arnold has had a good season in Adeccoligaen, and we've had him in training with us before, Bjarmann was quoted by the club’s website.


Origi’s former club, Kisa, finished sixth on the log but failed to earn promotion after a 3-1 defeat to Sandnes Ulf in the final play-off.

Meanwhile, his new club, Lillestrøm, finished ninth on the table with with 39 points out of 30 games.


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