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Leke James Scores Off the Pitch with Degree

todayFebruary 26, 2024 7 1

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Nigerian football star, Leke James, has added another impressive feat to his collection, graduating with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Business and Sports Management from the University of Hertfordshire, UK.

Leke James

The 31-year-old striker, currently a free agent after a successful spell with Turkish club Sivasspor, highlights that this accomplishment doesn’t signal his retirement from playing. Instead, James views it as a strategic move to equip himself for the future, ideally within the football industry.

“Bagging a degree does not mean I am retiring from my playing career in football, I am just preparing myself for the future,”

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James emphasized that he will love to work in the football sector after when he decides to retire.

“I would love to work within the football sector as I have no intention whatsoever of leaving after playing,”

The former Sivasspor striker is known for his exceptional goal scoring record across Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, has left his mark at clubs like Molde FK and Aalesunds FK in Norway.

Now, armed with both his on-field talent and academic qualification, James appears well-positioned to make a lasting impact, whether it’s with his next club or within the broader footballing landscape.


Leke James Scores Off the Pitch with Degree

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