Sunday Abe joins Teuta Durres on loan from Sunshine Stars

ShareClose Comments
The 26-year-old midfielder has left the Akure Township Stadium after 12 years and joins the Sea Boys for the rest of the season

Sunday Abe has joined Albanian Superliga side Teuta Durres on a season long loan from Nigeria Professional Football League side Sunshine Stars.

The midfielder has been with the Owena Whales since 2006, and was handed the skipper’s armband in 2013.

According to the former Nigeria youth international, the move was necessary as he wants a taste of European football having spent over a decade in the Nigeria topflight.

“I think it is the right time for me to leave, but Sunshine Stars as a family, especially the fans have always been there for me,” Abe told Goal.

“I'd never change how I feel about Sunshine, as it'll always be a very special club to me.

Article continues below

“Joining Teuta will give me the platform to do good things as I hope to feature for bigger teams in Europe someday.”

Abe, who featured for Nigeria at the 2009 Fifa U20 World Cup has been handed jersey no. 4 at the Niko Dovana Stadium. There, he would compete with Nijaz Lena, Ardit Hila and Fabjan Beqja for a place in Gugash Magani’s squad.

He is expected to make his debut for Teuta who host Luftetari in the opening game of the Albanian elite division on Saturday.

Next article:
Klopp hails Dortmund star Pulisic after Liverpool loss
Next article:
Percy Tau: Introducing the new Brighton & Hove Albion attacker
Next article:
Laporte admits he was jealous watching France win the World Cup
Next article:
Matip limps out of ICC clash against Dortmund with muscle injury
Next article:
Pulisic banned from winning Man of the Match due to American alcohol laws

We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy.

Show more Accept