Andre Schembri leaves Boavista

Malta international striker Andre Schembri left Portuguese Primeira Liga side Boavista after just one year after the club accepted his request for the termination of the contract.

Schembri scored three in thirty league appearances – one against Chavez and two against champions Benfica.

Throughout his career, he played in Germany, Austria, Hungary, Greece and Cyprus apart from Portugal.

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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. In season 2012/13, he moved to Omonia Nicosia in Cyprus and soon established himself as a key player for the club, scoring twenty-three league goals in fifty-eight matches.

In summer 2014, Schembri moved to Germany to join FSV Frankfurt but after a short spell, he returned with Omonia Nicosia where he spent eighteen months.