19-Year Old Super Eagles’ Goalkeeper Debuts For New Spanish Club
Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has opened a new chapter in his football career.
The 19-year old made his debut for his Spanish Segunda side, Elche C.F. in Thursday’s 2-1 win over Granada in a Copa Del Rey Second Round clash.
The game was played at the Estadio Manuel Martínez Valero in Elche.
The Nigerian goalkeeper joined Elche from Deportivo La Coruna after the Spanish club were relegated from the top tier division.
Uzoho who was in action for Nigeria in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Seychelles, was on course to a keep a clean sheet before Pablo Vazquez scored a consolatory goal for Granada; beating the Super Eagles shot stopper from close range in the 81st minute of the encounter.
Uzoho is now expected to make his Segunda debut for Elche this Sunday when they host RCD Mallorca.
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