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SC Braga Promotes Nigerian Starlet To First Team

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Former Nigeria youth international Chidi Osuchukwu has been promoted to the first team of Portuguese side SC Braga, Owngoalnigeria.com understands.

Since signing a four year deal with the Portuguese team in 2013 he has spent most of his time with the B team with just one first team appearance to his name which was in 2014 when he came on as a 59th minute substitute in a game that ended 1-1.

22 year old Osuchukwu was a part of the Nigeria U-20 team to the World Youth Championship in Turkey in 2013 and following his promotion he has been involved in pre season with the first team.

However his Nigerian counterpart at the club, Ogana Ugochukwu Lois is still with the B team of Braga with no report of a promotion to the first team despite his fine pre season form.

20 year old Ogana joined Braga last season from Portuguese third division side Ribeirao where he spent two seasons scoring 15 goals from 34 appearances.

In his first season with Braga B ge scored 8 times from 29 games but he has so far scored in all but one of their pre season games.