Former indomitable Lions captain and holding midfielder, Alexandre Dimitri Song Billong has been unveiled as Arta Solar7 from Djbouti as their player on two year contract.
Last week, the football followers all over the world were awashed with the shock news of former Barcelona and Arsenal ace player to join a Djbouti club.
“International footballer Alexandre Song arrived yesterday afternoon in Djbouti, where he is engaged in a two year contract with Arta Solar7. This is the 8th club that this Midfielder Franco-Cameroonian has evolved since the beginning of his career.” Reads part of the statement that Arta released on their social media platforms.
This is going to be the first time that the 33 year old Midfielder plays for club football on African Continent.
Song, after losing his Father at a tender age, his Uncle a former Cameroonian defender, Regobert Song connected him to Bastia academy at the age of 16 and from there he was enrolled into the senior team and in 20006 he joined Arsenal from where he rose to stardom which earned a dream come true move to Barcelona in 2012.
Alex Song, him Joining Arta Solar7 is far beyond playing football for the club because he has seen it all.
His presence in Djbouti is a blessing to the Young talents who will be looking at him and the football at large in the country with all the experience he has got.
Song has previously played for Charlton Athletics, West Ham, Rubin Kazan, Sion and lately Sion II.