Balzan secured the services of 24 year old American striker Adeseyi Shinobu Adeyinka ADEKOYA k/a Seyi Adekoya.
Seyi joined American team UCLA Bruins FC in 2014. Two years later he was transferred to Golden State FC and in 2017 he joined and played for another American team : Saunders FC.
In 2018 he was transferred to Danish team Vensyssel FF were he played for them until January 2020 when he was transferred to Balzan FC.
Balzan President Anton Tagliaferro said : ” Seyi is a very fast and strong player who we believe will do very well playing for Balzan in the Premier League.”
Vladimir Simovic, Balzan Sporting Director said ” Seyi is a very strong addition to our squad. He played for Seattle in the MLS in the US and I had the opportunity to see him pay in the Danish Premier Division of Denmark with Vendsyssel against the likes of FC Copenhagen and other top teams there, where I was impressed by his speed and ability. We are very pleased to have another player of such pedigree in the Balzan squad .”