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I turned down Juve’s illegal approach in 2002 – Udeze

File photo: Ifeanyi UdezeFormer Super Eagles defender, Ifeanyi Udeze, has revealed that he turned down a move to Italian giants Juventus in 2002 because of their ‘illegal approach’, The Punch reports. Udeze, who was capped 32 times by Nigeria, said a representative from the Turin-based club and a translator approached him to sign a deal with the Old Lady after Nigeria’s international friendly against Paraguay at Loftus Road Stadium in London in 2002. The game ended 1-1 after Austin Okocha earned a share of the spoils for the Eagles seven minutes from time after Carlos Gamarra had opened the scoring for the South Americans in » Read More

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