As misfit striker builds on his fitness in Togo as he awaits potential January move
31-year-old striker is currently in Togo working with his SEA Foundation
Tottenham supporters thought they had seen the last of Emmanuel Adebayor in their club colours… oh how they were wrong.
Posted on Thursday morning, images emerged of the Spurs misfit leading out a team of players in the north London outfit’s away kit of last season.
Accompanied with the caption: ‘When Capi Capi SEA walks in,’ the striker can be seen wearing the captain’s armband via his Team Adebayor Instagram account
Former Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor was pictured wearing a Spurs kit back in his native Togo
The 31-year-old left Tottenham by mutual consent in September after he and the club came to an agreement
The match was the latest by Adebayor in order to raise money for his SEA (Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor) Foundation.
The SEA Foundation aims to fund and support youth projects in Togo which have the potential to be used as a blueprint in the rest of Africa.
Aside from his philanthropic endeavours, the encounter also enabled the 31-year-old to build on his match fitness as he awaits to join a new club.
In September, Adebayor left Tottenham by by mutual agreement, after the club and player finally agreed terms about the rest of his contract.
The Togo international had not played for the White Hart Lane outfit this season prior to leaving – instead choosing to train with the reserves,
He rejected the chance to move before the end of the transfer window, insisting that Spurs pay him the £5million left on his contract.
The striker, who scored 42 times for Spurs since joining, initially on loan from Manchester City, in 2011, will not however be allowed to sign for another club until January.
Because Adebayor was registered as a Tottenham player at the end of the transfer window, he cannot sign for anyone else until the window re-opens.
Adebayor scored 42 times during his time at White Hart Lane prior to leaving the club by mutual consent
Watford manager Quique Sanchez Flores has refused to rule out a move for the ex-Arsenal frontman
And speaking earlier this month, Watford manager Quique Sanchez Flores refused to rule out a move for Adebayor.
‘I am focused on the players I have on the training ground, but for me, the most important thing is that good players want to come to Watford,’ he said when asked about making a move for the former Arsenal and Real Madrid striker.
‘This is very good news so we would welcome every good player and every good name.
‘I am not talking about any player in particular but I love the players with talent, with hunger, with soul, and who is a very good person. So, if we are in this case it would be perfect, but there are no names at the moment.’
Adebayor, seen in pictures posted to his Instagram account, is a free agent after being released
Source: Daily Mail