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FC Porto Names Chidozie Awaziem In UEFA Champions League Squad

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Chidozie Awaziem remarkable 18 months in Portugal has been crowned by FC Porto listing him in their 2016/2017 UEFA Champions League squad.

19 year old Awaziem who signed fresh terms with the Portuguese giants last season rose to the first team of FC Porto, after just six months at the Estadio Dragao following his strong showings for the B team.

Awaziem got his first team breakthrough during the second half of last season and ended the season with a total of 13 appearances for the first team.

The highly rated teen defender already has one appearance to his name this season, after starring for the B team in their season opener against Desportivo Aves.

Known for his firmness in tackles and aerial abilities, he ended last season with a goal to his name in a Cup game against Gil Vicente in addition to the two he scored for the B team who emerged champions of the second division.