Ghana striker Dominic Oduro signs for Toronto FC from Columbus Crew

Major League Soccer side Toronto FC have acquired Ghana forward Dominic Oduro from the Columbus Crew.

The transfer will see Spanish winger Alvaro Rey move the other way.

‘To my new team, Toronto hope to help the team move forward. Thanks for everyones love and support,’ the Ghanaian tweeted Friday.

Another tweet read: ‘Wanna thank the Crew organization for the opportunity they gave me to play for them. It was blast but in the end guess it didn’t work out.’

The 28-year-old Oduro has 46 goals in 228 MLS appearances, including 139 starts.

He is goalless in 11 games (six starts) this season.

Prior to Columbus, Oduro had played for Chicago, Dallas, Houston and New York.

‘Dominic is a player that we have had our eye on for quite some time, and we are pleased to finalize this deal and bring him to Toronto FC,’ said team general manager Tim Bezbatchenko in a statement.

‘He is a player that has a tremendous amount of speed, and adds a lot to a team’s attack.

‘We’d also like to thank Alvaro for his contributions to Toronto FC and wish him well in his future endeavours.’

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