Uzoho nominated for two Europa League awards after heroics


After impressive saves against Manchester United, Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has been nominated for the UEFA Europa League Player of the Week and Save of the Day awards.


Uzoho was in outstanding form in Omonia Nicosia’s 1-0 defeat to Manchester United at Old Trafford on Thursday night.


The 23-year-old made 11 saves and only conceded in the 93rd minute.


The Nigerian was nominated alongside Vitor Oliveira, Joey Veerman, and William Boving for the Player of the Week award.


For the Save of the Day award, Uzoho will battle with Ugurcan Cakir, Kenan Piric, and Jorg Siebenhadhl.



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