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Chrisantus Macauley Joins Saudi Club Hetten FC

Chrisantus Macauley Joins Saudi Club Hetten FC

Former Golden Eaglets forward Chrisantus Macauley has linked up with Saudi Arabian second tier club Hetten FC.

Chrisantus, 29, who finished as top-scorer at the 2007 Fifa Under-17 World Cup, was snapped up by the struggling side on a deal until the end of the season.

His seven goals helped Nigeria to a third global success and also earned him the Silver Ball for second-best player at the biennial tournament.

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German club Hamburg saw off competition from a host of top European clubs – including English clubs Chelsea, Tottenham and Liverpool, Spanish giants Real Madrid, French side Lyon and Dutch club Ajax Amsterdam – to sign him back in November 2007.

Despite impressing for Hamburg’s youth side, Chrisantus failed to make a competitive appearance for the six-time German champions.

He was likened to African football legend Rashidi Yekini, but he never quite delivered on his promise across the globe.

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  • Na….
    He never delivered
    He failed to impress..
    He went into oblivion after 20007…
    No impact in SE….

  • Adisboy 1 year ago

    Old age. Must have already been in his late 20s in 2007.