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Shaqiri signs first pro contract at Basel

Published: Friday 2 January 2009, 17.18CET
FC Basel 1893 have agreed a new contract with 17-year-old Xherdan Shaqiri, binding the player to the Swiss champions until the end of 2011. The Kosovan-born midfielder played for Switzerland at the 2008 UEFA European Under-17 Championship finals in Turkey, and having signed his first professional contract, will be training with the first team at Basel from now on.
Published: Friday 2 January 2009, 17.18CET

Shaqiri signs first pro contract at Basel

FC Basel 1893 have agreed a new contract with 17-year-old Xherdan Shaqiri, binding the player to the Swiss champions until the end of 2011. The Kosovan-born midfielder played for Switzerland at the 2008 UEFA European Under-17 Championship finals in Turkey, and having signed his first professional contract, will be training with the first team at Basel from now on.
Last updated: 02/01/09 17.25CET

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