While leaving his home league proves bittersweet, Tamara expresses his excitement for the new challenge and vows to one day return, Footballrover reports
Tamara acknowledged the difficulty of leaving the NPFL, stating it had been his home for years and was instrumental in his development as both a player and an individual.
“As I embark on the next chapter of my career, bidding farewell to our league proves difficult, considering it has been my home for years,” Tamara wrote.
He admitted that the opportunity to play abroad, a long-held dream, was impossible to resist and went on to convey his appreciation to everyone at Bendel Insurance.
“Venturing beyond Nigeria’s shores to play has always been a dream, and when the opportunity arose, I couldn’t decline. I want to convey my appreciation to everyone at Bendel Insurance,” he wrote.
Joining Al Naft SC for an undisclosed fee, Tamara leaves behind a strong impression at his most recent club, Bendel Insurance.
“Despite my short tenure at the club, I felt unwavering support from everyone, including the fans. This isn’t a farewell; our paths will cross again,” he shared.
A Flourishing Career Takes Flight
Prior to joining Bendel Insurance, Tamara previously featured for NPFL sides such as Lobi Stars and Shooting Stars, where he made a name for himself in the league.
His move to Al Naft SC marks a significant step in his career, offering him the chance to experience a new footballing culture and potentially propelling him onto the international stage.
NPFL’s Loss, Al Naft’s Gain
While the NPFL loses a promising talent, Al Naft SC gains a player hungry to prove himself.
Tamara’s determination, coupled with his experience in the NPFL, suggests he has the potential to make a significant impact in the Iraqi league.
A Return on the Horizon?
Tamara’s heartfelt parting words hint at a possible future return to the NPFL.
Only time will tell if he makes good on his promise, but one thing is certain: his journey in Iraqi football will be closely watched by fans and clubs back home.