OFFICIAL: Portland Timbers confirm Ghana goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey signing

American top-flight side Portland Timbers have confirmed the signing Ghana international goalkeeper Adam Larsen Kwarasey to a long-term contract.

The 26-year-old sealed the bumper deal on Monday on a free transfer.

The club announced on Monday, the player’s register would be completed upon receiving his International Transfer Certificate and working permit.

Per league and club policy, terms of the transaction were not disclosed but he is understood to have signed a three-year contract with the ambitious side.

Calling the move a “long-term contract” the Timbers appear to be setting up Kwarasey as the Timbers’ keeper of the future.

Kwarasey, who has played 21 times for the Black Stars, joins from Norwegian team Stromsgodset ,where he began his career in 2007.

He made 154 league appearances for the club and was captain in 2013 and 2014.

Kwarasey was the first-choice stopper for Ghana at the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations.

And he made one appearance at the World Cup in Brazil in the summer – a 2-1 loss against the United States in the opening match of Group D.