Super Eagles Defender Awaziem Scores Opener To Power Nantes To Ligue 1 Win


On loan FC Porto defender Chidozie Awaziem scored his second professional goal nodding home a corner kick in the 9th minute to power Nantes to a 2-1 win over Guingamp in the French Ligue 1.


Awaziem rose highest to nod home a well delivered corner kick by Leo Dubois ‎, who also grabbed the assist for the second goal scored by Abdoulaye Toure four minutes from full time.

The 20 year old has been ever present for Nantes since making his debut for the team on the 6th of August against Lille, a game they lost 3-0.

He has proved his effectiveness in both ends of the pitch with an assist which earned him a team of the week nomination, with his performances also cementing his spot in the senior national team of Nigeria.

Scoring goals is not entirely new to the defensive midfielder turn defender with his first professional goal coming on the 2nd of February 2016, when he scored against Gil Vicente, aside that he has scored goals regularly for the B team of Porto.