It’s a fight to finish between Kenneth omeruo and Sadiq Umar in la Liga Smartbank as Leganes play host to Almeria in the battle of 3rd and 5th position in the Spanish second tier league.
Sadiq Umar set to hit double digits in the second League.
The rave of the moment as far as the second tier football of the Spanish league is concern, Sadiq Umar, Olympic bronze medalist winner 2016 under the watchful eyes of coach Samson Siasia is no doubt a shining star in the second tier league.
Sadiq Umar bagged a Hat-trick to take his tally to 9 goals, in 19 league appearances. He’s set to increase his goal tally this weekend when Almeria travel to Leganes in a battle of supremacy . Jololo as he’s fondly called by admirers becomes a nightmare to defenders in the the Segunda B.
Umar who is gradually making name for himself and as well calving a nitch to ensure Almeria return to the Spanish Elite League.
The Kaduna born striker is presently Cynosure of all eyes as plethora of clubs are jostling for his signature ahead of next season.
According to the striker, who spoke all the way from his base in Spain,
“I really don’t want to talk about how many goals I will score before the end of the season, I just want to remain focus, and be a team player and assist the team to return back to the Elite League.
“I think team performance is more important than individual performance. I’m not thinking about the highest goal scorer, I’m thinking about how Almeria can return to the Elite League, but if evetually i win the highest goal scorer, glory be to God but my first target is how the team could return to the Elite League, Umar concluded.
The tall lanky striker is the Nigeria U23 top scorer with four goals in the last Olympic in Brazil