Former Nigeria youth international Musa Yahaya yet again post another top class performance for the B team of FC Porto to power them to a 1-0 win away to Gil Vincente in the Portuguese second division.
Now fully settled in his new role as a right wing-back, the 20 year old played the entire duration of the game, which helped his team extend their lead at the top of the table by six points.
His performances has lead to talks about an imminent promotion to the first team, where he has trained severally the past few months while turning out for the B team.
Yahaya has 14 appearance to his name this season for the B team of Porto, with three assists and a goal as well. A sign of how well he has progressed the past few months at the club.
Nicknamed the “Nigerian Neymar”, he has so far played twice the amount of games he played last season for same club at same level, following his transfer from fellow second division side Portimonense.
Porto will pay the balance of his transfer fee to Portimonense if he plays for the main team between now and his stay at the club, where he is presently the only Nigerian at the club.
The likes of Mikel Agu and Chidozie Awaziem are presently out on loan to Bursaspor and Nantes respectively, while two other Nigerians Isah Musa and Yaro Zakari are on trial at the club since the end of last year.
A decision on the duo who are currently turning out for third division side Vizela will most likely be communicated to them in the coming weeks according to sources who broke the news of their trail to Owngoalnigeria.com.