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Paul Okon

Paul Okon
Personal information
Full namePaul Michael Okon
Date of birth5 April 1972(age 44)
Place of birthSydney, Australia
Height1.77 m (5 ft 9+1⁄2 in)
Playing positionDefender / Midfielder (Retired)

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Paul Okon (born 5 April 1972 in Sydney) is a former Australian football (soccer) player who retired after playing with Australian side Newcastle United Jets.

He previously captained the Australian National Team and has represented Australia Olympic Football Team at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. Okon's career began at Marconi Stallions in the old NSL in Australia. He then went on to play at many European clubs including S.S. Lazio and Fiorentina in Italy's Serie A, Vicenza Calcio in Serie B, Middlesbrough F.C. and Leeds United F.C. in the English Premiership, Club Brugge, K.V. Oostende in Belgium's Jupiler League and APOEL FC in the Cypriot First Division. Okon was inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame in 2009, for his services to football in Australia. During his time in Belgium, Okon acquired citizenship of the country.

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