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Churchill Brothers welcome Odafa Okolie back

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Odafa Okolie moves back to Churchill Brothers

Churchill Brothers Goa is pleased to announce the signing of Nigerian striker, Odafa Okalie on a three year deal.

Club Owner, Mr Churchill Alemao welcomed back the goal machine after he ended his three year stint with Kolkata’s Mohun Bagan.

Odafa Okolie had previously joined the Red Machines in the 2005-06 season and scored over 100 goals for the club before departing for Mohun Bagan at the end of the 2010-11 season.

Odafa captained Churchill Brothers Goa to their first I League triumph in the 2008-09 season while also winning the Durand Cup twice during his previous stint at the Goan Club.

On an individual level, Odafa, fondly known has the ‘Goal Machine’ by his fans, has ?been the I League’s top scorer on three consecutive occasions, which was during the I League 2007-08, 2008-09 and 2010-11 season.

Churchill Alemao was pleased to welcome back Odafa, ‘ Odafa is a wonderful player who has brought tremendous joy to this club with his goals.”

” Iam very happy to welcome him back to the Churchill Brothers family.”

Odafa Okalie said “Churchill Brothers Goa is like an extended family to me, Iam really glad to return home. I will give my best and hope to win many trophies here again.”

 Ms. Valanka Alemao, CEO of Churchill Brothers Goa also welcomes the signing and said ” It’s great to have him back. Iam sure Odafa will work hard and help the team achieve its goals for the 2014-15 season.”

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