Samatta cherishes return to KRC Genk

TAIFA Stars  skipper Mbwana Samatta has cherished his return to his former club,  KRC Genk calling a move a return to his second home.

“I feel extremely happy to be here again at KRC Genk,”

“This is because, for the European countries I ever played, Belgium is like my home because of number of years I spent here and the success I attained in my playing career,”

“My expectations are to do better to help my team regain success,”

” I will also fight hard to regain my scoring prowess and fight for a place in the squad,” said Samatta in his voice note interview.

The Fenerbahce’s Tanzanian forward joined his former club, KRC Genk, on Tuesday on a season-long loan.

The Turkish club said it agreed to Samatta’s temporary move to the Belgian team for the 2022-23 season and added that KRC Genk have a purchase option they can make the deal permanent.

Samatta, 29, has a contract with Fenerbahce until 2024.

Before he moved to England for his competitive playing stint, Samatta played for Genk from 2016-2020 before his move to Aston Villa in the English Premier League.

During his playing stint in Belgium, he helped Genk win the Belgian Pro League in 2019.

He spent last season at another Belgian club, Royal Antwerp, where he scored nine goals in 39 matches.

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