Posted on: November 6, 2011 7:58 pm

Love Soccerway but be wary of their data!

I wrote a few days ago about the Leeds goalkeeper Paul Rabuchka reported by Soccerway as being born in California but having the flag of St. George, the flag of England next to his name in the roster. I did not question it however, I was looking at the Wolves squad:
George Elokobi: http://www.soccerway.com/players/ge
 Yes, surely a Ghanaian but country and place of birth listed as Somalia and Mogadishu? I say this has to be nonsense. Somalia has been a country in crisis with many refugees and one can often tell a Somalian. The East of Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia have some reknown marathon runners but for soccer, it is East Africa, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon that are reknown. I'd just say, be wary of some of their information. That can not be correct.

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