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Victor Anichebe leaves Sunderland for Beijing Enterprises

Victor Anichebe leaves Sunderland for Beijing Enterprises

- Victor Anichebe joins a football club in the second tier of Chinese League system

- He was released by Sunderland following their relegation from the Premier League

- The 29-year-old has signed for the Chinese League One side Beijing Enterprises

- The team was the last Cheick Tiote was playing for before he died during training

Super Eagles striker Victor Anichebe has completed a move to Chinese club Beijing Enterprises following his release from Sunderland last term.

The former Everton striker made 18 appearances in the Premier League under David Moyes but was released following the club's relegation.

Victor Anichebe leaves Sunderland for Beijing Enterprises

Victor Anichebe leaves Sunderland for Beijing Enterprises

He scored three goals in 18 Premier League appearances for Sunderland but missed a chunk of the season with a knee injury.

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Anichebe joins fellow Nigerian Leke James at his new club who sit 11th in the 16-team China League One.

Victor Anichebe leaves Sunderland for Beijing Enterprises

Beijing Enterprises was Tiote's last club before he passed on

Other Nigerians playing in China include John Mikel Obi who captains Tianjin TEDA and the Super Eagles, Odion Ighalo who turns out for Changchun Yatai and Brown Ideye who plays also plays for TEDA.

Meanwhile, you can see NAIJ.com's video of the Super Eagles training ahead of the World Cup qualifiers;

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