Leicester City striker shares skills in Taipei

Taipei Times
Date: Jun 26, 2017 
By Jason Pan  /  Staff reporter

English Premier League title winner Shinji Okazaki wrapped up his whirlwind visit to Taiwan this

Leicester City striker Shinji Okazaki, second right, on Saturday meets with young soccer players at a Chinese Taipei Football Association seminar at Fu Jen Catholic University in New Taipei City.  Photo courtesy of CTFA facebook page

weekend by hosting two training and instruction events for young players, and met with sports officials to help build closer ties between Taiwanese and Japanese soccer development.

The Japanese striker for Leicester City came to Taiwan at the invitation of his mentor, Taiwan manager Kazuo Kuroda.

Okazaki was the star guest at the Chinese Taipei Football Association (CTFA)’s youth training camp at Fu Jen Catholic University in New Taipei City on Friday.

Okazaki attended a youth soccer tournament in gthe city’s Tamsui District (淡水) on Saturday.

He also spoke with CTFA officials and Sports Administration Director-General Lin Te-fu to discuss soccer development in Taiwan.    [FULL  STORY]

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