Former Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) star, Stephen Pius Odey, has joined French Ligue 2 club Ameins SC on a one-year loan deal from Belgian outfit KRC Genk.
Amiens announced the arrival of the Nigerian international on the their official twitter account yesterday, September 11, and they also have the option to make the loan permanent.
✍ L'Amiens SC est fier d'annoncer l'arrivée de Stephen Odey !
L'attaquant Nigérian de 22 ans est prêté un an avec option d’achat par le @KRCGenkofficial.
— Amiens SC (@AmiensSC) September 11, 2020
The 22-year-old striker failed to hit the back of the net in 11 league outings for Genk last season season.
Odey joined Swiss club FC Zürich in 2017 and netted 12 goals in 45 league appearances before making his move to Genk in 2019 on a 5-year contract.
While playing in the NPFL for Mountain of Fire and Miracle FC (MFM) Odey was the club top scorer for the 2015-16 season. He won the NPFL Player of the month in January and March of 2017 by the League Bloggers Awards (LBA)
Reporter: Baatee Barinaa-iyalo