Exclusive: Former Hearts of Oak defender Raddy Ovouka unveiled by New Mexico United

Published on: 08 January 2022

USL Championship side, New Mexico United Football Club has officially unveiled Congolese international Raddy Ovouka.

Footballghana.com can exclusively confirm.

The former Hearts of Oak left back joined the Black and Yellow lads on a season loan deal following a contract dispute.

Ovouka is expected to play at the Isotopes Park until the end of 2022, however he remains a Hearts of Oak player until New Mexico United exercises the right to buy him permanently.

A statement released by the club.

Ovouka played 29 league matches, scored one and made three assists to aid Hearts to chalk double ( 2021 Ghana Premier League and FA Cup).

At the end of the season, he was rated as the best left-back in the league following his blistering output.

He received his first call-up to the Congo national team in March 2020 ahead of the team's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Eswatini.

However, he made his debut on 26 March 2021 playing the entire duration in their goalless draw against Senegal in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.