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Leke James joins Norwegian side Molde FK

Nigerian striker Leke James has joined Norwegian side Molde FK after two years with Chinese outfit BJ Enterprises Group FC.

The 25-year-old, who had initially represented Aalesund in the Norwegian League before making a move to China in 2016, has penned a two-year-and-a-half year deal which should see him stay at the club until December 2020.

“Leke has shown that he is a top grade top level leader. We are pleased that he is now here with us at Molde and we are confident that we will get him in the same good form as he was when he represented Aalesund,” the team manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said.

“He is now fit and eager to play. Leke has a wonderful personality, which will provide a lot of positive energy in our team.”

Leke played at Aalesund for four years, scoring 45 goals in 101 appearances in all competitions.

While representing BJ Enterprises FC in February 2016, he scored 13 goals in 26 league games.

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