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Ex-Chelsea Player, Kante Becomes Owner Of A Football Club

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Ex-Chelsea Player, Kante Becomes Owner Of A Football Club

Former Chelsea midfielder, N’Golo Kante has bought a Belgian club, the Royal Excelsior Virton.

This comes after the Frenchman recently left Chelsea to join Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ittihad.

Royal Excelsior Virton has played in the Challenger Pro League (Belgium Second Division) in the past.

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The Belgian club is from the town of Virton, very close to the border of France and Luxembourg, and has never played in Belgium’s top-flight league.

This season, Royal Excelsior Virton was relegated to the third tier of Belgian football.

“The transfer of power will be effective as of 1 July. Next, the intention of Kante and his trusted group is to make Royal Excelsior Virton one of the flagships of Belgian football in the medium to long term,” a club statement read in part.

Hammed Tajudeen is a graduate of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree with Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mass Communication

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