East End Lions have announced the the permanent signing of former Freetown City FC midfielder and captain, Edward Thullah aka Putu.

Putu joins the 14-time Sierra Premier League winners on an undisclosed three-year deal with an option to extend for a further year.

I’m very excited to join East End Lions FC. It’s a very special club and it’s like a dream come true. I’ve had several offers from top clubs in the Premier League, but I believe East End Lions is the perfect place to be . for my future career the best,” said Putu.

I know a lot about this great club, having played against many times. I know the manager and most of my new teammates. I know I will have a smooth transition in the team. I’m here to help the team achieve its goals and this team has what it takes to meet those expectations,” he continued.

Putus has developed into one of the best attacking midfielders and playmakers in the country’s top management and has collected the most limited man awards in the current league.

Team manager Zainu Deen Karim described Edward Thullah, aka Putu, as a “wonderful” signing with “extraordinary qualities”.

He is the perfect and missing piece of the puzzle for our team. In addition to his excellent technical ability, Putu brings valuable experience and leadership skills to the team and we look forward to seeing the benefits of these qualities on the pitch. . The second stage of the league and beyond,” he said.

The player is expected to make his official debut at home against Ports Authority FC on Friday 14 April 2023 in the opening game of the second round of the 2022/23 Sierra Leone Premier League.