​Muhadjiri Hakizimana has officially become the most expensive footballer from Rwanda respectively. Par Lee Mpofu

Hakizimana is a former APR player who recently a sign a deal for $300,000 (about Ug.shs 1.1 Billion) at his new home – Emirates Football Club in the United Arab Emirates.

« It still feels like a dream, » he told Times Sport in a telephone interview on Sunday.

« After signing, I am now buzzing to get started and meet my new teammates. I believe this move] will be a steppingstone to a great future ahead.

« I have been scoring goals in Rwanda, so hopefully, I can do it with my new club too. I will give my best in trying to be a good team player and contribute, as much as I can, to the success of the team.

« Obviously, it’s a pro club. It is a big challenge, but I am confident I will adapt quickly and take my football to a higher level, » he added.

Hakizimana, a former player at Kiyovu, Mukura, Etincelles, AS Kigali and lately APR, is expected to pocket $17,000 (about Ug.Shs 62,732,550) per month in salary as well as match bonuses and accommodation facilitation.

He is the reigning best footballer of the season in Rwanda, after tallying 15 goals in the Rwanda Premier League.