Defender Nicholas Opoku says he is ready for the challenge after signing for Italian side Udinese.

The 20 year old joined the Serie A outfit on a four-year contract from Tunisian side Club Africain.

He posted on his Twitter account: ''So happy to share with you this awesome moment. I'll do my best and I'm looking forward to the start of the new season @ Udinese_1896.''

Opoku featured last season for Club Africain where he made 20 appearances and assisted one goal.

By Daraja Mutari