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Bruno Onyemaechi’s girlfriend reveals why he will remain in Portugal with Boavista

Super Eagles defender Bruno Onyemaechi looks set to continue his career in Portugal this summer, following an impressive season with Boavista, his girlfriend Ines Fonte revealed.

The Nigerian international has solidified his reputation as a reliable defender, making 24 appearances as Boavista secured a 15th place finish in the Liga Portugal.

Ahead of the summer transfer window, Bruno Onyemaechi’s partner, Ines Fontes, has dispelled any rumors of a potential transfer.

During a Q&A session on her Instagram stories, she responded to a fan’s query about Onyemaechi’s future at Boavista. Fontes assured fans that the defender is happy at Boavista and has no intentions of leaving, stating, “With me by his side, that question doesn’t even arise, he’s very happy.”

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Onyemaechi and Fontes have been together for over a year and frequently share glimpses of their relationship on social media. Recently, they posted photos from their summer break, including snaps of them together in a swimming pool, highlighting their strong bond.

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Onyemaechi initially joined Boavista on a season-long loan after a trial at Lillestrøm. In June 2023, Boavista activated their option to buy, securing Onyemaechi on a permanent deal. His consistent performances have been crucial for the team, and he has quickly become a key player.

In September 2023, Onyemaechi made his international debut for Nigeria, playing the full 90 minutes as a left-back in a 6–0 victory over São Tomé and Príncipe during the final group match of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers. He was also part of the Super Eagles squad that reached the finals of the 2023 AFCON, where Nigeria narrowly lost 1-2 to hosts Ivory Coast.

Bruno Onyemaechi will not be part of the Nigeria national team squad for upcoing 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against South Africa and Benin Republic.

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