Four months after leaving the club for Rivers United Football Club, Afeez Aremu has returned to Sunshine Stars International Football Club for the 2016/2017 Nigeria Professional Football League season reports sportstalkafrica.com.
The former Sharks FC box-to-box midfielder against all odds staged a return to the Owena Waves side after helping Rivers United secured a CAF Champions League continental ticket.
Aremu, made his return debut for Sunshine Stars Wednesday evening against MFM in the ongoing South West Pre-Season Tournament at Onikan Stadium, Lagos.
“Aremu is a very young and interesting player who has got great potential, and we’re happy he’s back with us” said Sunshine Stars gaffer, Kayode Olujohungbe.
When contacted the former Remo Stars player said he forfeited the opportunity to play in the CAF Champions League for the respect he has for new Sunshine Stars chairman, Prince Dapo Ajibade.
“Well, I left Rivers United because of the new Sunshine Stars chairman, because he is someone that loves me when I was still with Sunshine Stars, but he couldn’t stop my movement to Rivers United then, and after he was named the chairman he called me to come and play for him and I couldn’t turn him down.”
“I’m really glad to be back. I’m really looking forward to the new season to win laurels with Sunshine Stars,” he told sportstalkafrica.com.
Former Enyimba and Kwara United defender, Nojeem Raji, also debut for the Akure based team against MFM joining from expelled Giwa Football Club.