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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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