7 Top Nigerians that have played in China

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  Peter-Utaka

Though only three Nigerians with the coming of Mikel Obi are featuring in the Chinese top fight at the moment, the rich Asian country has had a couple of players of Nigerian extract that have contributed their quota to the growth of football in the Far East.


FCNaija.com takes you down memory lane to bring you 7 Top Nigerians that have played in China

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Benedict Akwuegbu

The former Super Eagles striker had his first contact with Chinese football far back in 2002 with the then Shenyang Ginde team. It was a loan move at that time.
Akuwegbu went on to play for other Chinese teams including Tianjin Teda who have just signed on Mikel.. His most memorable time in China was when wore the colouors of Qingdao Jonoon. He was a vital part in Qingdao attack throughout the campaign and notched six goals in 20 games. Akwuegbu had an excellent season and was favorite of Qingdao Janoon fans
  

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