Bannsiders follow up the signing of Eoin Bradley by adding 20-year old Institute midfielder Harkin to their ranks
Coleraine have completed the signing of highly rated Institute midfielder Ciaron Harkin...
The 20-year-old, who missed Stute’s Irish Cup win at Ballyclare on Saturday, has been a target of the Bannsiders for a long time.
And boss Oran Kearney said he is delighted to have finally landed his man.
“I feel Ciaron has been with us for a long time because I’ve watched him that often,” he said. “I have watched him seven or eight times in the last year.
Harkin, has also played with Derry City, and despite his young age was captain at the Riverside Stadium.
“He was captain of Institute which says a huge amount at the tender age of 20,” said Kearney.
Kearney also confirmed that Harkin will wear the number four shirt vacated by Ruaidhri Higgins