Deportivo La Coruna Confirm Promotion Of Ex Nigeria U-17 Goalkeeper To First Team


Former Nigeria U-17 goalkeeper Francis Odinaka Uzoho has been confirmed as a first team member of Spanish La-Liga side Deportivo La Coruna, the team he joined in January.


Uzoho spent time with the first team last season featuring in a lot of training sessions but didn’t get to make the matchday squad for any of their games, but he was very much a member of the B team.

His performances for the B team has earned him a step up to the first team, and he is presently with them in their pre season camp, where it was confirmed that he will be the third choice goalkeeper for the first team next season.

The 18 year old was a member of the Nigeria U-17 team of 2013 that won the World Youth Championship in the UAE , but didn’t get to play as Dele Alampasu who won the best goalkeeper of the tournament was the first choice.

Osas Mahawi