White­caps ac­quire winger forward Ibini

Cape Breton Post - - Sports -

VAN­COU­VER - The Van­cou­ver White­caps an­nounced Tues­day they have ac­quired winger/forward Bernie Ibini from Club Brugge KV of Bel­gium’s top divi­sion.

The deal for the Aus­tralian in­ter­na­tional was agreed to prior to the close of Ma­jor League Soc­cer’s pri­mary trans­fer win­dow on Mon­day. Ibini’s con­tract with the White­caps runs through 2018, with a club op­tion for the 2019 sea­son.

He will oc­cupy an in­ter­na­tional ros­ter spot and is set to of­fi­cially join the Van­cou­ver setup pend­ing re­ceipt of his Cana­dian work per­mit and med­i­cal exam.

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