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2nd Div League : Odafa Pens Deal With Southern Samity

Sunday, 12 March 2017|Abhishek Mukherjee

Kolkata outfit Southern Samity have pulled off a major coup ahead of the 2nd Division League final round by roping in the 31-year-old Nigerian forward Odafa Okolie.

The news was confirmed by a Southern Samity official on Saturday evening.


Odafa, popularly known as 'King Cobra' is a familiar face in the Kolkata footballing circuit. He has represented City giants Mohun Bagan AC from 2011-2014 before returning to Goa.

Odafa last played for Sporting Club de Goa in the 2015-16 edition of the I-League where scored 6 goals, helping his club avoid the drop. However, his contract was not renewed at the end of the season as he was still struggling with injuries.

He will be returning to action after almost a year and would be raring to make an immediate impact for Southern.

The final round of the 2nd Division League will commence from 7th April 2017 where all the six teams will face each other in a Home and Away format, which will continue till May 28, 2017.