International: defender Ian Azzopardi joins Valletta Published on: 28-08-2010

International defender Ian Azzopardi joins Valletta

Valletta FC this evening secured the services of international defender Ian Azzopardi form Sliema Wanderers FC. Azzopardi secured a four year deal with Valletta FC, defender Steve Bezzina will be joining Sliema Wanderes on loan till the end of the season as part of the transfer.

Ian Azzopardi started his career with Floriana FC in season 2000-01. He made 112 appearances for the Greens and scored 4 goals. In summer of 2007, Azzopardi left Floriana and joined Sliema Wanderers.

During the summer transfer market, the Citizens have signed international defender Jonathan Caruana from Hibernians, defender Ramon Dos Santos from Qormi, midfielder Denni Dos Santos from Tarxien Rainbows, striker Joseph Okonkwo from Dingli Swallows and Nigerian midfielder Omonigho Temile brother of star player Frank Temile.

On behalf of I would like to thank Steve Bezzina for the service he has given the club and wish Ian Azzopardi the best of luck for his stay with our team. 

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