Nigeria’s La Liga watch: 18 year old keeper makes League debut

Francis Uzoho
Former Nigeria under 17 goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho on Sunday made his debut for LaLiga side Deportivo La Coruna in an away game against Eibar.

The 18 year old who was handed a surprise start by coach Pepe Mel impressed in the game and kept a clean sheet as well.

Uzoho who turns 19 next week will now hope to cement his place in the team following his impressive performance against Eibar.

Francis Uzoho was a member of Nigeria’s under 17 team that won the FIFA World Cup in United Arab Emirates in 2013 as back up to Dele Alampasu.

IK Uche gets another brace

Ike Uche followed his midweek week brace against Granada FC with another brace on Sunday night in his club's 5-1 win away at Cordoba in the Segunda division.

The win which moved Gimnastic Tarragona out of the relegation zone is their third win of the season.

The 33 year old forward was scored the first goal of the game within a minute of kick off to silence the home crowd at the Estadio Nuevo Arcangel and he completed his brace in the 15th minute scoring from a rebound after Goalkeeper Kieszek had saved Gallego Barreiro's initial shot.

Uche who has now scored five times this season was substituted in the 63rd minute of the game.Dear Colleagues,

Uche popularly called 'Garri Master' has 47 caps for Nigeria and was also a member of the Super Eagles team that won the Africa Cup of Nations in 2013.

Madrid City Council Names sports Center After Wilfred Agbonavbare.

The Madrid City Council last week approved the motion to name a Sports Center after former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Wilfred Agbonavbare.

The motion moved by Councillor Paco Perez during Wednesday's plenary session recommended renaming the Alberto Garcia Sports Center at Rua Reguera Tomateros after the late Agbonavbare.

Wilfred 'Willy' Agbonavbare who died on 27th January 2015 at the age of 48 is a cult hero in Vallecas haven played for Rayo Vallecano between 1990 and 1996.


He was a member of the Super Eagles team that won the 1994 Africa Cup of Nations in Tunisia and also reached the round of 16 at the United States World Cup in the same year.
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