Ex-Akwa United and Flying Eagles midfield maestro Afeez Aremu has completed a switch to German second division club side St.Pauli.
The 20-year-old Afeez joined the German side from Norwegian side IK Start on Monday and he signed a three years contract that will keep him at the club until 2023.
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Der FC St. Pauli verpflichtet den defensiven Mittelfeldspieler Afeez Aremu! Der 20-jährige Nigerianer wechselt vom norwegischen Erstligisten @ikstart ans Millerntor und unterschreibt einen Vertrag bis 2023. ✍️🏿 Welcome, @aremu_4! ☠️♥️ _____ #fcsp #fcstpauli #stpauli #kiezkicker #aremu
Afeez who will wear jersey number 14 for the club next season, said in a short video posted on social media that he can’t wait to get started with the club.
My wonderful 2/half years at Ik Start come to and end. Am gonna say big thanks to the club board members,the coaches & my teammates and the fans for the great opportunity of being a member of the Ik Start. I wish everyone good luck for the future. Hei Start 💛🖤 pic.twitter.com/675eCeJhI9
— Afeez Aremu (@aremu_4) August 24, 2020
“I’m excited to be starting a new adventure with St Pauli, I’m happy to be here and I can’t wait to get on the pitch with my new teammates,” he summed up.
Afeez was part of Nigeria’s Flying Eagles squad to the African Youth Championship in 2019, but narrowly missed out on the team to the FIFA U20 World Cup same year.