SCORENigeria lists 10 Things You Need to Know About Eagles new boy Chidozie Collins Awaziem
10 He is a New Year baby as he was born on January 1, 1997
9 He was born and grew up in Jos but his parents are from Enugu State
8 He came through the El Kanemi Academy of Jos, who also produced Eagles skipper Mikel Obi and Ogenyi Onazi
7 He lists his childhood idols as Mikel, Onazi and former Eagles great Uche “Gentle Giant’ Okechukwu
6 Awaziem can play in central defence or defensive midfielder. “I will play wherever the coach wants me to play to help the team,” he says
5 He told SCORENigeria God, coach Gernot Rohr as well as his fellow players “have given me the confidence to play in the Super Eagles”.
4 One of his mottos is “A good worker deserves his wages”.
3 This past season he made 35 appearances for FC Porto second team in the Portuguese second division after he played 10 league matches for the main team the previous season
2 He moved to Portugal in 2015 without playing for a league club
1 He is believed to be on the radar of French club Nantes, who watched him in last week’s friendly against Togo in Paris
By Kola Daniel LIVE in Uyo