Usain Bolt offered contract by Central Coast Mariners

Usain Bolt offered contract by Central Coast Mariners

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Former Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has been offered a contract by Central Coast Mariners as his career in a new sport gathers momentum. The eight-time gold medallist has been on trial with the New South Wales club and scored his first goals in a friendly last weekend.

It now seems he will be given a chance to play his way into contention.
“I can confirm Usain has been offered a contract by Central Coast Mariners,” Bolt’s agent Ricky Simms said in a statement to Press Association Sport.

Bolt began a trial with the A-League club in August, following short spells trying out in Germany, Norway and South Africa.

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