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Former Medeama defender Kasim Nuhu joins German side Hoffenheim on five-year deal

German side Hoffenheim have completed the signing of former Medeama defender defender Kasim Nuhu from Swiss club Young Boys, the Bundesliga side have announced.

The 23-year sealed the five-year contract from the Swiss champions on Wednesday morning after passing his medical.

Nuhu, who played for Ghanaian top-flight side Medeama, joined the German outfit for a whopping transfer fee of €8 million.

The German side will pay an additional €2 million depending on the number of appearances the powerful defender makes in his first season with Hoffenheim.

The Ghanaian arrived in Germany on Tuesday to complete formalities before ssealing the deal that would see him play in the UEFA Champions League

Nuhu has been forcing his club to allow him to make the move to Germany after their initial reluctance as they see the centre-back as key to their Champions League plans for next season.