1B-club Beerschot Wilrijk has Wednesday, his eighth zomertransfer announced. Midfielder Faysel Kasmi comes from the Irish first division Waterford and signed on the Keel a contract of one season.
The still only 22-year-old Kasmi there has already been a tumultuous career for her. The Acquisition with Moroccan roots got the majority of his training at the football academy Jean-Marc Guillou in Tongerlo. Lierse, the club collaborated with the academy, explained Kasmi in the autumn of 2013, after which he soon released his debut in the first team of the Pallieters made. The midfielder was a bright spot in the dark years for Lierse, because the club the club were relegated in the spring of 2015 to the second class.
Kasmi wanted to not go to the Proximus League and was then loaned out to Standard. At Sclessin, he came a half a year but up to six matches, after which he the second half of the season finished at Omonia Nicosia. That also was a disappointment, with only two official duels, which Kasmi again returned to the Lisp. In the season 2016-2017, he stood up again, very regularly in the Lierse eleven, but at the beginning of last season he was, however, redundant. After a period with the beloftenploeg followed in January, a transfer to the Irish first division Waterford FC. Kasmi came in the last months to twelve official matches, and two goals. Despite a running contract until the end of 2019, and the fact that the Irish league is still running, pull Kasmi now press conference is to Beerschot Wilrijk.
“Mentally has become a lot stronger in Ireland”
“I’m ready for this”, explained Kasmi on the clubwebsite. “Ireland has not the most high profile competition, I was mentally much stronger. In addition, this feels like coming home since I Antwerper am and a youth player at Beerschot. An interview with Stijn Vreven has me totally convinced. We go together to 1A.”
Beerschot Wilrijk lost last season the promotiefinale in 1B of Cercle Brugge, after the first period on his name to have written.