23-year old Super Eagles forward, Henry Onyekuru has joined Turkish Super Big club, Galatasaray on loan from Everton for the rest of the 2020/2021 season. Continue reading Onyekuru joins Galatasaray on loan
18-year old midfielder, Ibrahim Said has joined Danish side, Viborg FF on a deal until 2024. Continue reading Ibrahim Said joins Viborg FF
23-year old striker, Umar Sadiq has joined Spanish second tier outfit, UD Almeria on a permanent transfer from Partizan Belgrade in Serbia. Continue reading Sadiq Umar joins UD Almeria
27-year old Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi has joined Danish Superliga side, SønderjyskE on a one-year deal, with an option for a further two years. Continue reading Ogenyi Onazi joins SønderjyskE on a one-year deal
21-year old striker, Terem Moffi, has joined French side, FC Lorient on a permanent transfer from KV Kortrijk. Continue reading Terem Moffi joins FC Lorient on a four-year deal
27-year old defender, William Troost-Ekong has joined EFL Championship club, Watford FC on a five-year deal from Udinese. Continue reading William Troost-Ekong joins Watford on a five-year deal
35-year old former Super Eagles striker, Obafemi Martins has completed yet another transfer. The former Newcastle United player has joined Wuhan Zall FC in the Chinese Super League on a short term deal. Continue reading Obafemi Martins joins Wuhan Zall FC in Chinese Super League
22-year old striker, Stephen Odey has joined French Ligue 2 side, Amiens SC on a one-year deal from KRC Genk in Belgium. Continue reading Stephen Odey joins Amiens SC on a season-long loan
Super Eagles midfielder, Oghenekaro Etebo has joined Turkish Superlig giants, Galatasaray on a one-year deal from Stoke City. Continue reading Oghenekaro Etebo delighted to join Turkish giants, Galatasaray
Every young footballer in Nigeria dreams of playing in Europe, and Afeez Aremu was no different. Born and raised in Ibadan into a footballing family, he worked towards becoming the best player he could be. The former Awka United midfielder joined Norwegian side IK Start in 2018, and has experienced success in his two seasons in Europe so far.
The 20-year old midfielder helped the club regain promotion to the Norwegian top-flight and his impressive performances earned him a recent transfer to FC St. Pauli in the German 2. Bundesliga.
EaglesTracker spoke briefly with Aremu to get his thoughts on the transfer, and preview the upcoming 2020/2021 season.
Read the exclusive interview below.
AFEEZ AREMU INTERVIEW
Q: Congratulations on your move to FC St. Pauli Afeez, how excited are you to be moving to Germany ?
A: I’m so excited to move to Germany because it’s what I’ve been dreaming and working towards. I’m so happy that I earned it.
Q: What prompted your decision to leave IK Start after two seasons with the club ?
A: Well, I had a two wonderful seasons at IK Start. I met the good people of the city, my teammates, coaching staff and also the fans. Every footballer wants to take a good step in their career and I think this is a good step for mine. That’s why I didn’t take too much time to decide on joining FC St. Pauli.Embed from Getty Images
Afeez has already hit the ground running since joining St Pauli, featuring in two friendly matches as the side prepare for their season opener on Sunday, when they take on SV Elvsberg in the DFB Pokal.Continue reading “Afeez Aremu excited by the opportunity to play in Germany”