Sadiq Umar wins player of the month award in Spain

Sadiq Umar wins player of the month award in Spain

Super Eagles forward Sadiq Umar has been voted as the player of the of February in Spanish second division .

The award is a reward for Sadiq Umar’s fantastic performance for Almeria in the month of February.

The 25-year-old former Partizan Belgrade forward contributed seven goals (scored five goals and two assisted) in four league games last months .

The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations strike helped the Rojiblancos to four straight wins in the second division, which  put them into strong position for promotion .

The former AS Roma and Glasgow Rangers man clinched the award at the expense of Huesca’s Jaime Seoane and Eibar’s Jose Corpar .

The lanky forward has scored 13 goals, 7 assists and 5 yellow card in 25 league appearances so far this season.

He found the back of the net 20 times last season, despite not starting the campaign with Almeria .

Sadiq Umar would be hoping to replicate his Almeria form for the  Super Eagles, when they face Ghana in doubleheader World Cup qualifiers .

The three time African Champions are scheduled to visit the Black Stars on March 25, before returning to Abuja for the second leg four days later.

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