Shimelis Bekele joins Petrojet in Egypt

Shemeles BekeleMercurial Ethiopia International midfielder Shemeles Bekele has joined Egyptian top tier side Petrojet in a 3 year deal.

Bekele who was the man of the match against Algeria in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in a 1-2 loss in Addis spoke to as he intimated he was excited about the move to Egypt.

“Yes I have signed a three year deal that will see me at Petrojet in Egypt and I am excited about the move after leaving El Mereikh in Sudan.I am happy with the terms and I will feel at home since my team mates Salhadin Said and Umed Ukwury are both playing in Egypt”

“I will be leaving for Egypt next week after our match against Malawi and I hope to make a mark when I move to my new team “Shemeles told

Proded to explain why he left El Mereikh in Sudan,Shemeles was straight forward “you have to play for a team that you are appreciated in good and bad times.I could score many goals but when I did not I was accused and often lay shouted at and this really demoralized by spirits despite loving the club” he added

Petrojet Football Club is a football team of the Egyptian Petrol Company, PetroJet. They are based in Suez.

PetroJet football team was promoted to the Egyptian Premier League for the first time since it was founded five years ago for season 2006/2007. PetroJet team reserved their ticket to the Egyptian Premier League after a fierce competition with a number of strong teams like Tersana, Al-Sekka Al-Hadid and others.