PSV have completed the signing of Romal Abdi, one of the top FIFA player in the region.
The 27-year old passed the selection process and a medical after which he put pen to paper on his contract with PSV. Abdi will represent PSV in national and international FIFA tournaments. He has some time to prepare before making his debut however as this won’t be until will the DutchGameMasters in Eindhoven on 28 February 2017.
Romal Abdi was one of three tournament champions during the PSV FIFA event held back at the end of October. Along with the two other winners, Abdi reported for duty at the Philips Stadion for the final selection process. Abdi and the two other competitors were made to do several tests and have an interview with PSV’s General Director Toon Gerbrands and director of football Marcel Brands.
The final stage saw Abdi became the unanimous winner after ungoing a medical conducted by PSV club doctor Rolf Timmermans.
Abdi commented: “This is awesome. I will be given the most beautiful shirt in the world in a minute. It’s a dream come true. I will make every possible effort to win trophies with PSV.”
PSV will provide Abdi with a PSV home shirt, a PSV controller and a game chair with which he will represent PSV in all tournaments. The club will also pay for all his expenses, including transport, overnight stays, entrance fees, and support him in setting up a professional media channel to strengthen his team with FUT and FIFA games. PSV main sponsor energiedirect.nl will support him by providing him with free gas and electricity for one year, so that Abdi will have no worries about his energy bill.
General manager Toon Gerbrands said: “Marcel Brands and I were greatly impressed by his skills. We are confident Abdi will be a worthy representative of our beautiful club and we wish him the best of luck.”
Esports Insider says: It’s good to see some transparency from a club in terms of what they have offered Abdi to represent them. And of course his signing means another major cub added to the list ahead of the FIWC Clubs component in 2017.