He played in the Spanish toplight last season, but Chidozie Awaziem will be plying his trade in Portugal’s top division next campaign
Nigerian international, Chidozie Awaziem has joined Portuguese Primera Liga side, Boavista from league rivals FC Porto.
Awaziem joins As Panteras on a season-long loan deal with an option to sign a permanent contract that will keep him at the club till 2025. Awaziem joined Porto in 2014 but has been on loan for most of his time at the club.
Chidozie Awaziem é reforço do Boavista.
O defesa de 23 anos foi cedido por empréstimo, proveniente do FC Porto.
No final da temporada, o atleta assina pelos "Axadrezados" até Junho de 2025. pic.twitter.com/8D6p0qOdN2
— Diário de Transferências (@DTransferencias) September 5, 2020
The Super Eagles star spent last season on loan in the Spanish La Liga with Leganes. However, despite his impressive performance, he could not help the Cucumber Growers beat the drop.
He has also had stints with Ligue 1 side, Nantes and Turkish club, Rizespor. Boavista will be the third club he has been loaned out to since he signed for Porto.
Awaziem’s will hope to help Vasco Seabra’s side improve on last season 12th place finish in the new campaign, which begins in a fortnight.