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Strikers ink veteran German striker Ebbers
March 25th, 2014 9:28PM

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[NASL 2014 COUNTDOWN] The Fort Lauderdale Strikers signed 36-year-old German forward Marius Ebbers, who scored 122 goals in a pro career spanning 16 years and six clubs in Germany. He is best known, though, for his display of sportsmanship while at St. Pauli, scoring a goal with his hand but advising the referee to annul it, which he did, when the foul was not whistled.

"We are excited to be able to have a player of Ebbers' quality join the Strikers," said Strikers head coach Guenter Kronsteiner. "Ebbers is a goalscorer and was the team captain for St. Pauli. The fans there loved him and I'm sure our fans will enjoy watching him play as well."

Ebbers is the second Bundesliga veteran to sign with the Strikers after longtime Eintracht Frankfurt goalkeeper Oka Nikolov, who spent last summer with the Philadelphia Union.

NASL PRESEASON, Schedule:
March 26 in Abbotsford, B.C.
Univ. of Fraser Valley vs. FC Edmonton
March 28 in Cary, N.C.
Carolina vs. N.C. State
March 29 in Atlanta
Atlanta vs. Young Harris College
March 29 in Cary, N.C.
Carolina vs. Charlotte Eagles
March 29 in Gatineau, Que.
Ottawa vs. Syracuse Univ.
March 29 in San Antonio
San Antonio vs. Trinity Univ. (Texas)
March 29 in Vancouver, B.C.
Univ. of British Columbia vs. FC Edmonton
March 29 in New Port Richey, Fla.
Saint Leo Univ. vs. Tampa Bay


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