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FIFA clears MFM’s Odey for FC Zurich

FIFA has cleared the coast for Mountain of Fire Ministries FC striker, Stephen Odey to play for Swiss club FC Zurich.

Odey,19, signed four-year deal in the summer but his transfer registration failed to beat the August 31 deadline. He has been training with the club as he waited for international clearance.

“Stephen has proven himself as a goal scorer and a national player at the age of 19,” FC Zurich’s sporting director Thomas Bickel said.

“We are glad that he wants to take the next step with us.”

Odey was MFM FC’s top scorer in the 2016 Nigerian league season with nine he followed that up with 18 last season to emerge as the league’s second-highest scorer.

FC Zurich are currently second on the Swiss top flight table with 17 points from 10 matches, six points behind leaders Young Boys.


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