24-year old Sadiq Umar has been one of the revelations of the season so far. He has been excellent since joining UD Almeria from FK Partizan in the summer of 2020. His exceptional performances have earned him the Nigerian Player of the Month award for January 2021. Umar narrowly beat Paul Onuachu to the prestigious award.
Sadiq Umar featured five times for UD Almeria in January, scoring seven times. His goalscoring outburst included a hat trick and a brace, while also providing an assist in the process. Umar led his team to three wins and two draws, as they continued their push for promotion to the Spanish first division.
Click HERE to watch his hat trick in their 3-1 victory over SD Ponferradina.
Was it a well-deserved award for Sadiq Umar ? Who will be the Nigerian Player of the Month for February ?
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