Parfait Guiagon will remain a Maccabi Tel Aviv player until the end of the 2024/25 season after the 21-year-old Ivorian midfielder signed a three-year-deal with an option to extend by a further season.

Guiagon, who joined Maccabi Tel Aviv’s Youth Department in the summer of 2019 and will re-join the first team in their pre-season training camp in Mierlo, said after signing the contract: “I am delighted to remain at Maccabi Tel Aviv as this is the club which gave me the chance when I was still in the Ivory Coast. I started my journey as a youth team player and now the time has come for me to play for the first team. I will do everything to help Maccabi achieve all its targets”.

Maccabi’s Head of Football Department, Barak Itzhaki added: “Parfait is a young talented player who joined the Club thanks to the good work of the scouting department. Parfait gained experience whilst playing for the Youth team, at Beitar Tel Aviv Bat Yam and last season during a loan spell with maccabi Netanya. The ability of Parfait together with his potential to keep on developing would help us in the coming years and we wish him future success”.

Last season (2021/22), Guiagon scored 5 goals in 29 appearances in all competitions during a one-season long loan spell with Maccabi Netanya. The previous season, (2020/21) the Ivorian midfielder scored 6 goals in 32 appearances with Beitar Tel Aviv Bat Yam as he helped the second division side reach the State Cup Semi Finals.

In his first season at the Club (2019/20) Guiagon played with the U-19’s Maccabi Tel Aviv ‘Shahar’ and scored 7 goals in 22 appearances. The Ivorian made his senior league debut against Hapoel Tel Aviv in June 2020 before making two more appearances against Hapoel Haifa and Beitar Jerusalem.