English lower division side, Yeovil Town have celebrated their ability to seal a new two-year contract with towering Nigerian defender, Omar Sowunmi, with high expectations of a more fruitful season with him coming.
In the wake of their deal with the six feet, six inches tall former Ipswich Town, Braintree Town and Lowestoft Town stopper, Yeovil stated delight that the 22-year-old Sowunmi has committed his future to the club.
Sowunmi was out of contract with the EFL League Two club at the end of last month but opted to remain with The Glovers, with who he won two awards at their end of season awards and claimed Goal of the Season for his strike at Cheltenham on Boxing Day.
Yeovil stated: ”Omar is a big signing for the future of this football club and we’ve put in a lot of effort to get this deal over the line.
“It’s a big statement of intent from the owner and the chairman and allows us to keep the core of the squad from last season.
“He’s developed at a very fast rate – which shows some of the others what can happen – and I’m excited that he’s decided to pledge his future to Yeovil Town Football Club.”