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Nigerian player Kelechi officially joins FC Porto on loan from Arsenal

Nigerian player Kelechi officially joins FC Porto on loan from Arsenal
Nigerian player Kelechi officially joins FC Porto on loan from Arsenal

One of Nigerian finest player , Kelechi Nwakali has officially joined Portuguese side FC Porto on loan from Arsenal.

The 20-year-old midfielder from Imo State who joined Arsenal in the summer of 2016, before immediately joining MVV Maastricht on loan will spend one-year with Portuguese club who has an option to make the deal permanent.

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After signing for the club, Nwakali said in a statement: “My main goal is to develop and evolve as a player, to improve my qualities and the other aspects that I know I need to correct to grow in the way I play. I think FC Porto is the right place to evolve as a player.”

“I know Porto very well, because one of my idols in football played here: Deco. He was a player that I loved to watch and I hope one day being able to meet him and tell him the importance he had in my desire to be a football player.”

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Kelechi was part of the Super Eagles B team who played in an international friendly against Atletico Madrid in May, where the Nigerian team lost 3-2.

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