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Nigerian striker Boniface leaves Union for Leverkusen



Nigeria Forward Victor Boniface will be leaving Belgian side Union Saint-Gilloise to join Bayer Leverkusen on a five-year contract, the Bundesliga club said on Saturday.

Leverkusen did not give any more details, but German media said the 22-year-old had joined for a transfer fee of about 20 million euros ($22.25 million).

Boniface scored six goals in the Europa League last season, one of which was against Leverkusen in the first leg of the quarter-finals.




Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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