Elche’s Francis Uzoho nominated for LaLiga 2 MVP award

After an impressive bow in the Spanish second-tier, the Nigerian shot-stopper is up for a top individual prize

Elche goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has been nominated for the LaLiga 2 Most Valuable Player for Matchday 10.

The Nigeria international had a memorable league debut in the Segunda division with a clean sheet in his side's 2-0 win over league leaders Malaga on Friday.

The 19-year-old kept the Albicelestes at bay on several occasions during the encounter to give Pacheta’s men their second win of the season.

Uzoho battles CF Reus' Juan Dominguez, Real Oviedo’s Saul Berjon, Las Palmas' Sergio Araujo Reus and CD Lugo's Carlos Pita for individual accolade