Nigeria international defender Chidozie Awaziem won praises from fans of French Ligue 1 side Nantes following his fine performance in their 1-1 draw away to Bordeaux in a Ligue 1 clash.
Fresh from the international break where he was a part of the Nigerian team that defeated Zambia 1-0 to progress to the World Cup in Russia next year, the defender who was an unused substitute for Nigeria was on from the start from Nantes.
He lasted the entire duration of the game, with the 20 year old displaying an unusual calmness in tackles and also comfortability when on the ball, in addition to his aerial prowess.
Awaziem success rate with tackles won the fans of the club over with most of them terming him as their best defender in a while on their fans forum which Owngoalnigeria.com correspondent read.
On loan to the French side from Portuguese giants FC Porto, the fans of the club have seen enough of him to demand the club begin talks with him over making his deal permanent when his loan expires in the summer.