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John Owoeri joins Baoding Yingli Yitong

John Owoeri joins Baoding Yingli Yitong

Nigerian striker John Owoeri has completed his move to Baoding Yingli Yitong from BK Hacken after signing a two-year contract with the Chinese League one side, Goal.com reports.

This was disclosed in a statement by the club on Wednesday, February 8.

John Owoeri joins Baoding Yingli Yitong

John Owoeri joins Baoding Yingli Yitong

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According to the club, , Owoeri will “further strengthen the current squad and drive the team hit a new level. We are looking forward to the new season."

He becomes the second foreigner in the team after Norway’s Lars Sætra.

The 30-year-old who featured for Nigeria at the 2015 FIFA U20 World Cup in the Netherlands was on target 17 times from 26 games last season in the colours of BK Hacken.

He played most parts of his football career in the Nigerian league with clubs like Enyimba, Imsurance, Sunshine Stars, Warri Wolves and Heartland.

Owoeri has now joined the likes of John Obi Mikel, Obafemi Martins, Chinedu Obasi and Odion Ighalo who ply their trade in China.

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