Vanuatu defender Jason Thomas is hoping to explore more opportunities in Asian football after being handed a trial by Cambodian giants Phnom Penh Crown.
The former Vanuatu U-20 captain, who is currently a member of the country’s U-23 team, will play for Crown on a five-month loan from his current club Erakor Golden Star.
“Jason Thomas is now in Cambodia and he is enjoying his training with his new club,” Vanuatu Football Federation technical director Peter Takaro told the VFF’s official homepage. “He is a lucky player and the first Vanuatu football player to play in Cambodia.
“We must thank his parents for their support and also thank his former club, Erakor Golden Star, for allowing him to travel abroad.”
In the same statement, Thomas expressed his gratitude for the trial opportunity and revealed that he had already earned minutes for his new side in a training match.
“I am happy here in Cambodia and the competition is strong,” the 18-year-old wrote. “I will continue to train hard and play well for my new club.”