Captain Oliver Hüsing announces farewell: "Will keep Hansa Rostock in the heart"

The dice have fallen: Captain Oliver Hüsing will no longer run for the next season for football third division FC Hansa Rostock. The 26-year-old has decided against extending his 30 June 2019 expiring contract with the Koggenklub. This was announced by the Ostseestädter on Monday afternoon.

"For me, a great time is coming to an end. Sure, as a professional you also have to make sporty decisions primarily, but the new time in Rostock was really something special for me – the fact of playing for a club twice speaks for itself. I will keep Hansa Rostock in the heart and in the eye and keep both fingers crossed for the next months and years ", Hüsing is quoted in a press release of the Rostocker.

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As a loaner of the Bundesliga SV Werder Bremen Oliver Hüsing ran for the first time in the second half of the season 2014/15 in the Hansa jersey. After the half-year commitment, former coach Pavel Dotchev brought the defensive specialist back in summer 2017 from the Hungarian first division club Ferencvaros Budapest to Rostock. Since then he has played 71 competitive games (seven goals) for the FCH. Since the second half of the last season Hüsing was captain of the Hansa professionals.

"Of course we would have liked to have him in Rostock. He has not only distinguished himself by his footballing qualities, but is a real team player, who was recognized and very popular both within the team and among the fans, "Hansas sports director Martin Pieckenhagen regrets the departure of Hüsing, who has a new In recent times, the defender has been associated with the second division 1. FC Union Berlin and VfL Bochum. "It is understandable that a player of his format has the right to play as high-class as possible, so it was not a decision against FC Hansa, but rather the desire to take the next step in his career, "added Pieckenhagen.

The video message from Oliver Hüsing:

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