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Awaziem expresses readiness for new challenge at Leganes

Super Eagles defender Chidozie Awaziem has expressed his readiness to do his best at La Liga club, CD Leganes.

The Nigerian star joined the Spanish club on a year-long loan deal from Portuguese Primeira Liga side, FC Porto.

“Every new move comes with a different challenge, but I love to challenge myself,” Awaziem told BBC Sport.

“The Spanish League is exciting and watched by millions back home in Nigeria, so I am ready to do my best at Leganes.”

Awaziem who will wear jersey number 12 at the club will start training with his new teammates today (Friday).

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The 22-year-old is now the second Nigerian at Leganes.

Nigeria defender, Kenneth Omeruo recently signed a five-year contract with the club after sealing a permanent move from Chelsea, after having a loan spell with the club last season.

Awaziem, who linked up with Porto in the 2014/15 season from the El-Kanemi Warriors Academy in Nigeria, made 13 appearances for the Portuguese side and scored once.

He previously spent time on loan at French club, Nantes and Turkish outfit, Caykur Rizespor.

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