Sylvester Igboun And Izunna Uzochukwu Make Russian Premier League Debut
Published: July 26, 2015
Sylvester Igboun And Izunna Uzochukwu Make Russian Premier League DebutFormer FC Midtjylland players Sylvester Igboun and Izunna Uzochukwu have made their debut in the Russian Premier League for their new employers.

Amkar Perm manager, Gadzhi Gadzhiev, named the Nigerian trio Fegor Ogude, Izunna Uzochukwu and Brian Idowu in his starting XI for the clash against Rubin Kazan on Sunday afternoon.

Twenty four hours earlier, Igboun suited up for the first time in an official game for FC Ufa, lasting the full 90 minutes on the pitch in the 2 - 1 loss to Rostov.

Interestingly, the FC Ebedei products have retained the shirt numbers they worse during their stint with FCM, with Igboun handed the number 44 jersey while Uzochukwu stepped out onto the Central’nyj Stadium pitch with the number 43 kit.

In the provisional standings, Ufa are 11th with a point after two matches while Amkar Perm sit sixth.

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