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Abdoun, Orbaiz join Olympiakos
Published : 31 Aug 2011 16:30:18Rss feed
Greek champions Olympiakos Piraeus announced the signing of midfielders Djamel Abdoun and Pablo Orbaiz on Wednesday.
No financial details of the deals were revealed by Olympiakos.
French-born Abdoun, 25, has signed a three-year contract with Olympiakos. Although he played for the French national youth teams from 2003-2006 he has 11 caps with the Algerian national team and last season played for Greek Super league club Kavala.
He has also played for Nantes (2008-2010) and Ajaccio (2004-2008), and was loaned by Ajaccio to Manchester City (2007) and Sedan (2007-2008).
Orbaiz, 32, is being loaned to Olympiakos for one year by Athletic Bilbao where he has played since 2000.
Before that he played for Osasuna (1996-2000).
Orbaiz has also played for the Spanish national team four times and was a member of the Spanish national youth teams from 1997-2001.
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