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Luxembourg National Division: Jerry Israel Joins Racing FC, Impresses With A Goal & Assists


Sensational left footed Nigerian player, Jerry Israel is currently making waves after scoring a goal and making two assists for Racing FC Union, in the highest professional football league in Luxembourg.

Jerry, a confident, daring and fleet-footed left-wing forward had his career groomed by grassroot team Chykap International Football Club, Lagos, has shone brightly since joining the side. The gifted forward has played one cup game and two professional league games for Racing FC Union in the last few weeks and has been applauded as an asset to the team in their quest for a title this season.

Racing Union FC is based in Southern Luxembourg and was founded in 1907 and are the first official Champions of Luxembourg top flight league, winning the title in 1909/10. In 1923, the team was merged with Union Sportive Luxembourg to create a supreme capital city Football Club as both teams were in the same city.

“My dream is to play in the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa Conference League. Joining Racing FC Union has provided me with that platform.

“My sincere gratitude goes to Coach James Siekpe Clarke and my Manager, Mr Philip Chilaka for believing in my potentials and standing by me with unalloyed moral and financial support which has made it possible for me to focus on my career.” Jerry concluded


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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