After signing with Ponferradina in the Spanish second level, Kelechi Nwakali has expressed his happiness.
Nwakali will now continue his football career with a lower-tier team after Huesca terminated his contract.
Nwakali tweeted on his Twitter account about his most recent action.
“Happy to start a new adventure with Ponferradina. Let’s get to work!“
At the Diamond Football Academy, Nwakali began his professional career.
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Awarded the Golden Ball for his outstanding play in the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2015, he signed with English Premier League team Arsenal.
Nwakali signed a three-year contract with Huesca on September 2, 2019. Despite not playing for the first team, he thanked Arsenal for his time with them after leaving the organization.
Prior to the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup, Nwakali was named to the Golden Eaglets’ provisional squad, however he did not make the team.
However, he was appointed captain before the 2015 U-17 World Cup as he guided Nigeria to victory, taking home the Golden Ball Award in the process.
He was recalled to the Super Eagles team on Christmas Day 2021 in order to compete in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, which was moved up to 2022 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.