Ceaser Manzoki Joins Chinese Super League Side In a Mega Money Deal
Thursday – Vipers SC striker Caeser Manjoki is reported to have completed a move to Dalian Pro FC, a professional Chinese football club based in Dalian, Liaoning, that participates in the China Super League.
Caesar Manzoki, who was crowned as the 2021/22 Uganda Premier League player of the season, has signed a four month deal until 31/12/2022.
The Central African Republic (CAR) forward will pocket a whopping $400,000 (shs1.521 billion), meanwhile, Vipers SC will make $200,000 (shs761.3 million).
Dalian Pro are currently 14th (out of 18) on the Chinese Super League table with 12 points.
Dalian Pro play their home games at Dalian Sports Center Stadium which has a capacity of 61,000.
The club was refounded on September 20, 2009, by Dalian Aerbin Group Company, Ltd., and started from the third tier of the Chinese football pyramid, the China League Two. Winning two consecutive league titles in the second and third tier professional football leagues.
The club was promoted to the top tier in 2012 Chinese Super League season where they experienced their highest ever placing of fifth in the same season.
In 2014, they were relegated from the Chinese Super League. In December 2015, they were renamed Dalian Yifang Football Club. In October 2017, they won the Chinese League One championship and successfully upgraded.
On May 25, 2019, Dalian Yifang Football Club was renamed Dalian Professional Football Club, with new logo unveiled on January 21, 2020.