Ajax and Almere City FC reached an agreement for the loan-out of Leeroy Owusu. The deal is effective immediately and will run for one season, until June 30, 2018. The defender is under contract with Ajax until June 30, 2019.
Owusu was born on August 13, 1996 in Purmerend, and has been playing in Ajax’s youth academy since 2004. On August 11, 2014, he made his professional football debut in the Ajax Reserves – SC Telstar (3-0) Jupiler League match. Owusu has played in 59 official matches to date with the Ajax Reserves, and has scored once.
Last season, Owusu was loaned out to SBV Excelsior. On August 6, 2016, he made his Eredivisie debut during the FC Twente – Excelsior (1-2) game. The back has played in a total of seven official matches for the Rotterdam team, scoring one goal.