Nigerian striker, Sadiq Umar wins La Liga 2 Player of the Month Award! See stats👇

Nigerian striker, Sadiq Umar has won La Liga 2 Player of the Month Award for January.

Sadiq Umar finished the month of January with 7 goals in 5 matches as he helped his side Almeria remain in the top four of the Spanish second division.

The 2016 Olympic silver medalist has been in imperious form this with 11 goals and 4 assists in 21 appearances so far this season for Almeria.

Sadiq Umar is currently fourth on the scorer’s chart behind Sporting Gijon’s Uros Durdevic with 16 goals, Espanyol’s Raul de Tomas, 14 goals and Cartagena’s Ruben Castro who has 12 goals.

Almeria were without the Nigerian striker yesterday but they comfortably thrashed Albacete  3-1 courtesy of a brace from Juna Villar and Sergio Akieme.

Almeria are currently fourth with 49 points after 24 matches although with a game in hand.

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