Francis Uzoho joins Cypriot side APOEL FC on 3-year deal from RC Deportivo

Francis Uzoho joins Cypriot side APOEL FC on 3-year deal from RC Deportivo

- Francis Uzoho has completed a big move to Cypriot side APOEL from Deportivo

- The Super Eagles goalkeeper signed a three-year deal for his new club

- Uzoho was among the Super Eagles players who won bronze at the 2019 AFCON

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Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has left Deportivo La Coruna for a three-year move to Cypriot side APOEL FC in an incredible move for the Nigerian international.

Uzoho actually joined Deportivo in January 2019, but the Nigerian goalie was not given active playing time and was loaned to Anorthosis Famagusta.

And after spending six months at Famagusta, the Nigerian goalie returned to Deportivo, but was sent on loan again this time around to Omonia Nikosia.

The 21-year-old spent the whole of last season at Nikosia and was impressive in all the games he played for the side before he got injured.

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Uzoho got injured while playing for the Super Eagles of Nigeria in an international friendly game against Brazil which ended 1-1.

Francis Uzoho joins Cypriot side APOEL FC on 3-year deal from RC Deportivo

Francis Uzoho joins Cypriot side APOEL FC on 3-year deal from RC Deportivo. Photo Credit: Getty
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But before he got injured, his performances for Nikosia was noticed by APOEL who then signed him on a three-year contract.

Uzoho's new club finished the third last season on the final League table and they will be preparing themselves for next term's Champions League.

Meanwhile, Uzoho has recuperated from his injury and will be linking up with his new teammates for the preparation of next season which will kickoff in August.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how the Premier League side Manchester United reportedly joined the race to sign Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen this summer in what could be a big move for the Super Eagles star.

The Red Devils will now be facing serious competition from Italian side Napoli who are also interested in signing Osimhen.

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Osimhen and Napoli chiefs have been involved in serious transfer talks in which the Nigerian even traveled to Italy to see Gattuso and his chiefs.

But Manchester United have not given up on the possibility of them having Osimhen this summer and they are ready to go for him.

According to reporter Ciro Venerato, Manchester United chiefs recently contacted the agent of Osimhen over a move to Old Trafford.

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