The departure of German fullback/.winger Kingsley Schindler from his long-time club of 1. FC Köln was confirmed yesterday.
Schindler moves abroad for the first time in his career. In the past twelve years, the right-footer played in all three German professional footballing divisions for Hannover 96, Holstein Kiel, and Köln. He made 60 top-tier appearances for Köln, scoring one goal. In the second and third divisions, Schindler scored 40 goals in 117 appearances. The German-Ghanaian also netted twice in Germany's domestic cup competition.