19 Professional Nigerian Players In Spain


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.

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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

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Oghenekaro Etebo – Getafe

Kenneth Omeruo – Leganes

Chidozie Awaziem – Leganes

Ramon Azeez – Granada

Ramon Azeez – Granada
GRANADA, SPAIN – AUGUST 09: Ramon Azeez of Granada CF in action during a Pre-Season Friendly match between Granada and Sevilla at Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes on August 09, 2019 in Granada, Spain. (Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images)

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