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Atletico Madrid Sign Nigerian Striker On Five-Year Contract

Atletico Madrid Sign Nigerian Striker On Five-Year Contract

Atletico Madrid have announced the signing of Spanish-born Nigerian striker Samuel Omorodion from Granada, Completesports.com reports.

Atletico announced Omorodion’s signing in a statement released on their website on Monday.

According to the Madrid-based club, Omorodion has signed a five-year contract that will run till 2028.

The 19-year-old was born in Melilla, Spain to Nigerian parents and is eligible to play for the two countries.

He currently plays for the Spanish U-19 national team.

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He joined Granada CF’s youth setup in 2021, from AD Nervión.

Omorodion made his senior debut with the reserves on 6 March 2022, coming on as a second-half substitute in a 2–1 Segunda División RFEF home loss to CD Marchamalo.

He scored his first goal on 25 September, netting the B’s equalizer in a 1–1 draw at CD El Ejido.

On 20 April 2023, after establishing himself as a regular with the B-side, Omorodion renewed his contract with the Nazaríes until 2028.

Last season he scored 18 goals Segunda Division RFEF.

He made his first team – and La Liga – debut on 14 August, starting and scoring the equaliser in a 3–1 away loss against Atlético Madrid.

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  • MONKEY POST 8 months ago

    NFF over to you!

    We need PLAYERS that are GOOD and PLAYING for a HIGH PROFILE CLUB and LEAGUE in the SE….

    • Ebubedike 8 months ago

      We need Real Madrid players. Atletico is not good enough. Nigeria national team is not for mediocrity.

      • @Ebubedike destructive mentality you are showing, Aletico Madrid is Mediocrity????????????????????… Tell me where is the fraud posing as captain of this Team playing???. Where is Moses Simon playing. Now tell me has any of those teams won thier league?. When last did Atletico Madrid Win La Liga?. How many UCL Champions League Finals have Atletico played in the Last 8 years, How many times have they qualified for UCL Semi finals in the last 8 years. I never knew the 3rd best or 2nd/3rd best team in Spain is now considered Mediocre.. Bros I suggest you go look up the word Mediocrity and als hypocrite while you are at it. a

        • *Tell me where is the fraud (Ahmed Musa) posing as captain of this Team playing (Super Eagles of Nigeria”)???

  • Riquelme10 8 months ago

    Just imagine someone saying the third best team in an Almighty Spain is not good.. Haba. A team that continues to shine in champions league, a team that produces most abundant and amazing of strikers in the world of soccer.. nothing can satisfy we Nigerians o

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