David Simbo was introduced to his new Najran SC team-mates and Tunisian head coach Fathi Jebali for the first time ahead of their pre-season camp in the Saudi Arabian city Jeddah on Wednesday.
The former Al Hilal defender on Tuesday signed 18-months contract with the Saudi Arabian outfit on the back of a string of excellent performances with the Sudanese champions.
David Simbo hailed his achievement with Al Hilal and thanked them for everything.
Simbo revealed he turned down a number of offers from European clubs to move to Saudi.
“I had some nice opportunities moving to Europe while playing for Al-Hilal, but I decided on moving to Saudi was right for me,” said Simbo.
“I want to use this time to thank everyone at Al Hilal, most especially the fans that have supported me since day one, I’m grateful and I will never forget my time in Sudan.
I’m excited and looking forward to pre-season ahead of the new campaign in August,” he told footballsierraleone.net from Jeddah.
The 25-year-old former Might Blackpool defender who in December 2013 signed a two-year agreement with the Sudanese club is the first Sierra Leonean to win the Sudanese Premier League title in history.
Meanwhile, Tunisian head coach Fathi Jebali after meeting his three new acquisitions Hamad Al-Rubaie, David Simbo, and Abdul-Aziz he explained to his squad the importance of the preparation phase ahead of the new season.
David Simbo started his career with local club Mighty Blackpool and has also had spells with Motala, Trelleborg, Boden, and Sandviken