Belgium giants loan Uganda Cranes star to Azerbaijan club
Belgium giants, Standard Liege, have agreed to send Farouk Miya to Sabail FK in Azerbaijan on a short-term loan move.
The club announced the developments on Thursday evening through their official portal and social media sites.
“Standard Liege, Sabail Fk and Farouk Miya have reached an agreement,” the club’s statement partly reads.
Miya joined Standard Liege in January 2016 in a six-month loan agreement from Vipers SC. He was later signed permanently in a US$ 400,000 deal for three years. He struggled to break into the team’s first squad and was later sent on loan to Mouscron for the first part of 2017 before returning
The club has shown interest in the youngster’s future by giving Sabail no chance to buy him permanently after the loan period expires.
“Our young Ugandan offensive midfielder is on loan to Azerbaijan club until the end of the season with no option to buy him,” the statement further reads.
Sabail FK is a club currently featuring in the Azerbaijan Premier League. The club was founded two years ago and play their home games at the 5,000-seater Bayil Arena in Bayil in the capital Baku.
The club currently sits in the sixth position in the eight-team league with 14 points from 15 games.