OFFICIAL: Kelechi Nwakali Joins Spanish Segunda Division Side

July, 21 2022.

Super Eagles midfielder Kelechi Nwakali has joined SD Ponferradina after two seasons for AD Alcorcón and SD Huesca in the Segunda Division in Spain.


The Midfielder had a torrid end to his Huesca career and has been on the look out for another team.


Kelechi began his career at the Diamond Football Academy in his country. His qualities caught the attention of Arsenal FC, who signed him for their under-23 team in 2016. Later, he played on loan at MVV Maastrich in the second division of the Netherlands and at VVV Venlo, with whom he competed in the Dutch top flight.


In the 18-19 campaign he experienced a new assignment, in this case to FC Porto, who enrolled him in his subsidiary team. For the following course he separated from Arsenal FC and began his stage in Spanish football. SD Huesca incorporated him for a project that would end with promotion to LaLiga Santander.


After making his debut in the top flight in the 20/21 season, in the winter market of that year he joined AD Alcorcón on loan, where he became a regular starter and participated in 18 games. Last season, back at SD Huesca, he took part in 19 league games and 2 Copa del Rey games. In addition, he is a full international with Nigeria.

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