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Assan Ceesay signs loan deal with German 2nd tier

Jan 24, 2020, 2:06 PM | Article By: Arfang M.S. Camara

Germany Second Division side, VFL Osnabruck on Thursday signed the Scorpions striker, Assan Ceesay on a loan-deal from Swiss top flight team FC FC Zurich.

The 25-year-old finisher signed a contract with the purple and white until the end of the season.

The 1.89m tall striker successfully completed his medical on Thursday in Osnabruck and signed his loan agreement with a validity until June 30, 2020.

The former Gamtel FC player has been sent out on loan to the Bundeslige 2 in search for a better playing time after making 12 appearances for FC Zurich this season scoring one single.

Assan Ceesay signed his first professional contract in 2016 with FC Lugano, scoring seven goals and 3 assists in his first season before been loaned out to FC Chiasso in 2017, where he also scored eight goals.

The former Casa Sports player is the current striker of The Gambia Senior National team, where he scored two goals during the Scorpions 3-1 away win against Angola in the AFCON qualifiers.

“With its speed, aggressive start-up behavior and deep running distances, Assan Ceesay fulfills the requirement profile that we have defined for the search for reinforcements in the offensive area. His header game not only offers us more options in the offensive game and in standards, he can also tie up balls and provide relief in the switchover game,” VfL sports director Benjamin Schmedes explains the obligation.

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