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Former Barcelona Nigerian Teen Elohor Testing With Watford

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Former Barcelona trainee Godswill Elohor Ekpolo is currently on trial with English Premiership side Watford, following his release by Barcelona in the summer.

The Nigerian Olympic team invitee played for the U-23 of Watford in their 1-4 loss to Sheffield Wednesday three days ago.

He lasted 81 minutes before he was substituted in the game that also saw two other Nigerians on parade for the U23s of the Hornets, in Ogo Obi and Tom Adeyemo.

This is his second trail in England after failing to secure a deal with Championship side Wolverhampton Wanderers earlier in the summer.

If he succeeds this time around. He will join the duo of Isacc Success and Odion Ighalo in the first team base on his progress with the youth teams.

Elohor left Barcelona after 11 years at their academy without making a single appearance for their first team, despite been one of the captain when the Juvenile B won the UEFA Youth League three years ago.