Playing football professionally is the dream of every young Nigerian footballer but playing for a club in Spain is also on the bucket list of these youngsters.
Whenever the opportunity to play abroad beckons, young Nigerian talents take it with arms wide open.
In recent times, a couple of Nigerian players have joined football clubs in Spain. However, there are several others who were birth in Spain and choose to commit their lives to the hustle of the round leather game.
Busybuddiesng.com takes you through a list of professional Nigerian players in Spain.
Before I dive in to mention these players in Spain? How many Nigerian footballers in Spain do you know?
Samuel Chukwueze comes to mind. Can you immediately remember another? Lets dive in!
Nigerian Players in Spain
Samuel Chukwueze – Villareal
Oghenekaro Etebo – Getafe
Kenneth Omeruo – Leganes
Chidozie Awaziem – Leganes
Ramon Azeez – Granada
Kelechi Nwakali – Huesca
Uche Agbo – Deportivo La Coruna
James Igbekeme – Real Zaragoza
Saturday Erimuya – Cadiz
Valentine Ozornwafor – Almeria
Israel Peter – Sanluqueno
Uzochukwu Adighibe – Pontevedra
Emmanuel Apeh – Celta de Vigo II
Emmanuel Edet – Xerez Deportivo
Isah Aliyu – Almeria II
Michael Ajayi – Los Garres
Alejandro Akolisa – Trival Valderas
Kenechukwu Uchenwa – Manchego
Chris Okoronkwo – Siero