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CSKA sign Nigerian youngster

Published: Monday 19 January 2004, 18.45CET
PFC CSKA Moskva coach Artur Jorge has strengthened in defence by signing FC Sheriff Tiraspol's Chidi Odiah.

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Published: Monday 19 January 2004, 18.45CET

CSKA sign Nigerian youngster

PFC CSKA Moskva coach Artur Jorge has strengthened in defence by signing FC Sheriff Tiraspol's Chidi Odiah.

Russian champions PFC CSKA Moskva have continued their close-season signing spree by landing Nigerian Under-21 international Chidi Odiah.

First African
The 20-year-old defender impressed CSKA scouts while playing for Moldovan champions FC Sheriff Tiraspol and becomes the club's first African-born player. CSKA have made a number of high-profile signings this winter, including Russian internationals Sergey Ignashevitch and Eugeni Aldonin, as well as appointing a new coach in the Portuguese Artur Jorge.

Last updated: 20/01/04 0.34CET

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