Olimpia Milan has reached an agreement with Jakub Wojciechowski, born in Lodz, Poland, on 9 January 1990, 2.13 mt. tall, coming from Edilnol Biella, in the A2 Division. He is playing as an Italian player by formation. “We decided to bring Jakub here to improve our depth, with a guy strongly motivated to help and to use this opportunity in the best possible way,” Olimpia’s general manager Christos Stavropoulos said. “I’m glad to have this chance, it’s a great opportunity for my career. I hope to get the best out of it, by helping the team while doing whatever I’ll be asked to do,” Wojciechowski said.
HIS CAREER – Jakub Wojciechowski came to Italy at the age of 16 to play in the Benetton Treviso youth academies and eventually played in Casalpusterlengo, Brescia, Torino, Veroli, Mantova in the second division and in Cantù, Cremona, Capo d’Orlando and Brindisi in the Italian top League. At Orlandina, he produced his best season ever averaging 8.9 points and 6.1 rebounds per game during the 2017/18 season. Last year he was playing for Legia Warsaw, in the past he played also for Anwil Wloclawek in Poland, while this year he was in Biella, averaging 10.3 points and 7.5 rebounds per game.
NOTES – Wojciechowski was part of the Polish youth national teams for years and conquered the bronze medal at the 2018 Under 18 European Championships.