(L-R) Jean-Armel Kana Biyik of Kayserispor, Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor of Istanbul Medipol Basaksehir FK during the Turkish Spor Toto Super Lig football match between Medipol Basaksehir FK and Kayserispor on April 21, 2018 at the Fatih Terim stadium in Istanbul, Turkey(Photo by VI Images via Getty Images)
Togolese international Emanuel Adebayor has joined Paraguayan side Olimpia in South America.
2008 African Footballer of the year was without a club after he leaves the Turkish side Kayserispor in December. The 35- year old striker is well-traveled, having featured in English teams Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, and Crystal Palace. He also played for the Spanish giants Real Madrid.
He is the first Africa play to play in Parague. The Togolese striker scored 32 goals for his nation and was part of 2006 world cup squared. The former Man city striker will reunited with ex-Man city team-mate Roque Santa , the captian of Olimpia.
BREAKING NEWS: Emmanuel Adebayor (35) joins South American giants @OlimpiaMedia. The former Arsenal, Man City, Tottenham, Monaco and Real Madrid star is the new striker of the Paraguayan Champions in a reunion with former City team mate @RoqueSantaCruz pic.twitter.com/BfeaElNvXX— Christian Martin (@askomartin) February 11, 2020
Emmanuel Adebayor will link up with former Man City team-mate Roque Santa Cruz at his new club 🤝— Goal News (@GoalNews) February 11, 2020