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Europa League: Kalu May Make Bordeaux Debut Vs Former Club Gent

Europa League: Kalu May Make Bordeaux Debut Vs Former Club Gent

By Johnny Edward:

Nigerian forward Samuel Kalu may make his UEFA Europa League debut for his new French side, Girondins de Bordeaux against his former club KAA Gent of Belgium in Thursday’s first leg playoff clash, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.

Kalu who left the Belgian Pro Division club, KAA Gent along with his compatriot Moses Simon this summer, has been included in the 20-man squad for the game billed for the Ghelamco Arena.

The 20-year-old who signed a five-year deal with Girondins de Bordeaux made his Ligue 1 debut in their 2-0 loss at home to Strasbourg.

Kalu scored seven in 32 Jupiler League games last term, and it’s was this form that lured Girondins de Bordeaux to recruit him as the third Nigerian to play for the club after Kalu Uche and Joseph Enakarhire.

Girondins de Bordeaux are 18th in the Ligue 1 table after two rounds of league matches.

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  • PapaFem 3 years ago

    Pray he gets game time. This is just a perfect place to launch his real football career. He only went to Slovenia and Belgium for pre-degree. All the best , Bro.

  • Samuel Kalu you have great opportunity at Bordeaux to develop into a great player.

  • Chairmanfemi 3 years ago

    CSN OOOO! Samuel Kalu already made his Bordeaux debut this past Saturday in a Ligue 1 clash vs Toulouse and he played full time. So which debut are you people talking of again?? Please get your findings right next time

  • it was already stated. debut in Europe for his new team.get your facts right!