Black Stars Defender Edwin Gyimah has revealed that his decision to leave Orlando Pirates is to seek another challenge in his career.
Gyimah, on Thursday mutually terminated his contract with Orlando Pirates bringing an end to a six-year experience in the Premier Soccer League.
Speaking in an exclusive interview with Accra based Kasapa FM ,the former Supersport United player says he felt he had overstayed in the South African premier league.
“There was no problem with the team. It was my decision to leave. I took this decision because I have been here South Africa for long.
“I’ve been wanting to go and when the opportunity came I pushed for it. I wrote a letter to the club even before I left to the Ghana camp for the Nations Cup.
“I just wanted to go somewhere else, explore and showcase my talent there too. I don’t want to stay at one place for a long time. It was just about the club and I agreeing because that was the only way I could leave South Africa”.
“When I was coming to South Africa [in 2011], I targeted moving to Europe after two years but the clubs I played for never wanted to let me go because they needed my service.” he added.