Cape Verde International Carlos Ponck Signs Four Year Deal With Basaksehir

Chaves' Cape Verdean midfielder Carlos Ponck (L) vies with Porto's midfielder Andre Silva during the Portuguese league football match FC Porto vs GD Chaves at the Dragao stadium in Porto on December 19, 2016. / AFP / MIGUEL RIOPA (Photo credit should read MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)

Cape Verde international Carlos Ponck has completed his transfer to Basaksehir after signing a four-year deal.

Ponck officially joined Basaksehir on Monday after being unveiled in a signing ceremony alongside club CEO Mustafa Erogut.

The club released a statement on the official website welcoming the new defender to the club.

The statement read: “We welcome Ponck to our family and wish him all the best wearing the orange and navy blue shirt next season.” 

The 24-year-old spent last season at Portuguese outfit Desportivo Aves scoring two goals and providing one assist in 32 league games.

Aves finished the Primeira Liga last season in 14th place on 36 points.

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Ponck was born in Cape Verde and has 11 international caps for his national team.

Basaksehir have had a busy summer making several signings recently including France international Enzo Crivelli who joined from Caen last week.

Okan Buruk who replaced Abdullah Avcı as the team’s new coach also has had the likes of Fredrik Gulbrandsen, Demba Ba, Mevlüt Erdinç and Muhammet Demir join his ranks over the transfer window.