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Shola Amoebi


Position         : Forward

Date of birth : 12 October, 1981

Team              : Newcastle (England)

Nationality     : England

Notes              : Born in Nigeria and came to England at the age of 5. He joined the Newcastle United School of Excellence at 13. His exciting and unpredictable play eventually earned him a first team debut against Chelsea in September 2000. He has claimed a first team place later on in the same season with injuries to the other forwards. Amoebi has been approached to play for Nigeria on the international scene but instead chose to play for England and has been capped by them at the U/21 level.


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