April 23, 2015
The hardworking defender who has been at Swedish side BV Hacken told Soka25east.com that he was excited with the new challenge and was looking forward to give his best after they showed faith in his ability.
“I am indeed excited by my new move and looking forward to play against the likes of Demba Ba and Wesley Sneider.I have signed a 3 year deal with Genchlerbirligi which is a very good club with ambitions that equally match my aspirations that is why i chose to move”
“I want to thank the players,management an fans at BV Hacken for the wonderful time together and as a player we always dream to get more challenges in the career .I have played in Croatia before so this is my second time to move away from Sweden and i hope it will be a great moment for my career”Walid Atta told Soka25east.come
Walid Atta who got a call up under Ethiopia coach Mariano Barreto played an instrumental role in Walia ibex 2015 Afcon qualifers playing almost all the matches however the the team failed to qualify for the tournament .