Nwakali to return to club actions after U-23 AFCON

Nwakali to return to club actions after U-23 AFCON

Dream Team midfielder Kelechi Nwakali, has disclosed he will be returning to Club action for the first time since March.

The former Arsenal star moved to Spanish side SD Huesca this summer, has failed to make a competitive action since then.


 

He has struggled to secure work permit which has left him inactive for months , with his recent action coming in AFCON qualifiers win over Sudan in Asaba back in September.

 

However, Head coach of the Nigeria U-23 side Imama Amakapabo kept faith with the youngster and named him in Nigeria’s final squad for the coming CAF U-23 AFCON in Egypt.

 

The 21-year-old whose last club appearance was as a late substitute for Porto B against Cova Piedade on 17 March, told the media, he will return to Club action after the Afcon.

 

“I have had problems with my work permit for Spain but I will finally be able to play for Huesca after the tournament in Egypt,” Nwakali said.

 

The 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup and Golden Boot winner will be vital to Coach Imama Amapakabo plans of qualifying Nigeria to the 2020 men’s Olympic football tournament in Tokyo.

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