Soccer: Honda makes Azerbaijan Premier League debut for Neftchi Baku

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Former Japan midfielder Keisuke Honda debuted for Azerbaijan Premier League club Neftchi Baku on Sunday, playing the second half of a 2-0 loss at home to Sumgayit. The 34-year-old, who joined the capital city club last month, had not played an official match in roughly three-and-a-half months after leaving Brazilian side Botafogo. With his team already trailing 2-0, Honda came off the bench to start the second half of the clash at Bakcell Arena. He created one chance with a through ball and later took a shot on goal himself, but otherwise made little impact for his new side, who are second in ...

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