Chukwueze Guns For 4th Copa Del Rey Goal; Sadiq Eyes Debut For Almeria


Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze will be gunning for his fourth Copa Del Rey goal when Villarreal take on host SD Leios tonight (Wednesday) in the First Round of the 2020/2021 edition.

Chukwueze who is presently Nigeria’s biggest star in the Spanish LaLiga has also recorded some decent stats in Cup games.

The 21-year old who stands the chance to feature in his first Cup game this season has scored three goals in seven appearances totaling 402 minutes in the last two seasons.

Hé scored one goal in four Copa Del Rey games in the 2019/2020 edition, after earlier netting two in three matches in 2018/19 .

Also in Spain, Nigerian striker Umar Sadiq will be gunning for his debut Copa del Rey appearance with Almeria as they go on the road trip against CE L’Hospitalet today.

The 23 year old Sadiq has so far turned out well for Almeria in the La Liga after joining the club from Serbian side, FK Partizan, in October. He has netted six goals and three assists in 16 games. Now he would look to help.rhe club advance in the Copa del Rey.

By Suleiman Alao

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