Umar Sadiq was on target as Almeria pipped Malaga 1-0 in the Spanish second division on Saturday.
Sadiq scored the only goal of the game in the 53rd minute to take his tally for the league season to 10 after 22 games.
The 25-year-old has now scored in back-to-back league games for Almeria after finding the back of the net in a 2-0 win against Ibiza.
Last season, Sadiq scored 20 goals in 40 league fixtures for Almeria.
Saturday’s win saw Almeria tie leader Eibar on 52 points in the 22-team league standing.
Sadiq featured for Nigeria at the AFCON in Cameroon and scored one goal, which was in the 2-0 win against Guinea-Bissau.
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