Ivica Olic to play for Moscow football club CSKA
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Moscow football club CSKA hopes to enhance attack buying Croatian Ivica Olic
The leader of the Russian football prime league, Moscow's club CSKA, has signed a contract, breaking Russian records, with Croatian forward Ivica Olic, Sergei Aksyonov, the club's press secretary, officially confirmed.
"The contract is effective for 4 years, and it is worth 5 mln euro, which CSKA's president Yevgeny Giner mentioned while speaking on the Sport telechannel," Aksyonov said.
The newcomer became the best striker of Croatia last year, scoring 21 goals in the country's championship, the press secretary said.
For the time being Aksyonov has no information whether the CSKA will manage to enlist Olic for the 2nd qualifying round of the prime league, upcoming on Wednesday, against Macedonian Vardar. "Everything will depend on whether proper documents and a transfer list from Croatia are prepared." As for the application papers it takes just a day or two to submit them," the press secretary elaborated.
Ivica Olic is 23 years old. He took part in the World Cup in Japan and Korea in 2002, scoring a goal in two games.