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Nigerian forward laments separation from compatriot

09 June 2015, 16:32

Copenhagen - FC Midtjylland forward Sylvester Igboun has admitted that he will miss Izunna Uzochuwku after the midfielder announced his departure from the MCH Arena in the final game of the season against SønderjyskE on Sunday.

Both the Nigerian and the Danish Superliga champions have decided to go their separate ways after close to nine years of collaboration.

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''Izunna is going to be missed in this club because he is a great guy and a very good player,'' said Igboun to news24

''Personally I will miss him very much because Izu isn't just a friend but a blood to me; I found it difficult to say goodbye to him yesterday.

''I wish Izu the very best in his next destination, I pray we get to play together again.''

On a personal level, the Midtjylland number 44 was pleased he assisted his team win their first title since their formation fifteen years ago.

''We were handed the medals on Sunday and my performance was great. I thank God I stayed injury - free.

''I tried to help the team by playing every game and scored nine goals and eight assists so I give thanks to God Almighty,'' Igboun concluded.

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