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Sporting Lagos part ways with Saturday Okon, five others

Sporting Lagos part ways with Saturday Okon, five others

Sporting Lagos has parted ways with forward Saturday Okon along with five other players during the January transfer window.

Okon, a beloved figure among fans of the Lagos-Island-based club, played a pivotal role in securing their promotion to the Nigeria Premier Football League.

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According to a statement released on the club’s website, “With four goals, Saturday Okon was one of our top scorers in the 2023 NNL season. His last-minute goal against Stormers SC remains one of the most memorable moments for the club, solidifying our status as top-flight contenders.”

Saturday Okon

Throughout the season, Okon made 11 league appearances, starting in six matches.

Additionally, midfielder Odafi Emmanuel, stand-in captain Abiodun Balogun, and players Godwin Udoh, Onyeka Ojieh, and Osan Mamah are also departing from the club.

The statement concludes with well-wishes for all departing players, stating, “The club extends its best wishes to all the players in their future endeavors. They will forever remain a part of the Sporting Lagos family.”

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