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Chidozie Awaziem might make his league bow for FC Porto when they take on Arouca later today.

18 year old Awaziem have so far made just one appearance for Porto main team which was in the League cup game against CD Feirense but coach Jose Peseiro named the Nigerian in his squad for the game against Arouca.

He earned his call up to the main squad after posting superlative performances for the B team who are currently leading the second division and so far he is yet to miss a single league game in the division and have a goal to his name from his central defense role.

Signed from El-Kanemi juniors of Jos his loan deal was converted into a four year deal by the Portuguese giants during the winter transfer window a sign of how highly rated he is within the corridors of the Estadio do Dragio.

El-Kanemi of Jos is an academy based in Plateau State Nigeria and gave players like Mikel Obi,Sunday Mba,Eddy Onazi and Azubuike Egwuekwe their first taste of academy football.