Uzoho was Nigeria’s number one goalie at the 2018 Fifa World Cup

Super Eagles and Elche number one goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has been nominated for Most Valuable Player of match day 10 in the La Liga 2 division.

He got the nomination due to his impressive outing for the Spanish side last Friday, as they humbled Malaga 2-0.

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It was the second time Elche, now on 11 points, won a league game this season after 11 rounds of matches.

Lozano Neyder registered the club’s opener in the 36th minute before Martinez Borja scored in the 63rd minute to seal the win.

There are three other players standing in the way of the Nigerian and the award.

Real Oviedo’s Saúl Berjón; Juan Domínguez, who plays for CF Reus Deportiu and Las Palmas striker Sergio Araujo are the other players in the running for the award.