German Regionalliga West side Sportfreunde Lotte have officially announced the signing of German-born Ghanaian defender Jesse Edem Tugbenyo from Bundesliga 2 side SC Paderborn 07.
Tugbenyo joins Sportfreunde Lotte for the rest of the 2020/21 football season.
The centre-back was drafted into the mainstream team of the Paderborn-based club by manager Steffen Baumgart prior to the start of the season.
Sportfreunde Lotte manager Andy Steinmann was overjoyed over the signing of the 19-year old centre-back for the rest of the season.
“I am very happy that we can welcome another talented player to our ranks. Jesse will improve the quality in the squad and we hope that he will give us more stability on our defensive,” Steinmann told his club’s official website
Tugbenyo did not make a single appearance for SC Paderborn 07 this term.