Andre Schembri to join FSV Frankfurt

Andre-Schembri-Omonia-NicosiaAfter spending two successful years in Cyprus, Malta international striker Andre Schembri will be moving to Germany once again to join FSV Frankfurt who play in the German Second Division – the 2. Bundesliga.

After scoring six goals in twenty-five matches last year, this season Schembri scored no less than seventeen goals in thirty-two matches, only one behind joint-top-scorers Monteiro of AEL and Gaston Sangoy of Apollon.

Schembri has already played in Germany for Eintracht Braunschweig and Carl Zeiss Jena between 2007 and 2009. At FSV Frankfurt, the Malta striker will re-join coach Benno Möhlmann who was the coach of Eintracht Braunschweig at the time.

Andre Schembri made his Premier League debut with Hibernians in season 2002/03 but mid-way through season 2004/05, he was transferred to Marsaxlokk. In summer 2007, he moved to Germany to play for Eintracht Braunschweig. Schembri then moved to Carl Zeiss Jena, spending one year before joining Austria Karnten in Austria in summer 2009. However in January, he joined Ferencvaros in Hungary where he spent eighteen months. In 2010/11, he had an excellent season with the Fradi, scoring sixteen goals in 27 matches.

In summer 2011, he joined Olympiakos Volou in the Greek Super League but a few months later he moved to Panionios after Volou were relegated due to match-fixing allegations.