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Nigerian youngster Christantus Uche joins Getafe

Nigerian youngster, Christantus Uche has completed his transfer from AD Ceuta to Spanish LA Liga side Getafe. SportsRation reports.

Christantus Ugonna Uche’s move from AD Ceuta to La Liga club Getafe marks a remarkable journey for the young Nigerian player.

Just over a year ago, Uche was playing football with friends in Owerri, Nigeria, but now he finds himself on the verge of competing in one of Europe’s top leagues.

Uche’s journey began in July 2022 when he joined Moralo CP in the Spanish Tercera División Rfef. Despite his young age, Uche quickly impressed with his performances, earning 17 league appearances for the Extremadura team.

His talent didn’t go unnoticed, and he was signed by AD Ceuta for the 2023-2024 campaign. Initially intended to join the reserve team, Uche’s exceptional skills saw him quickly promoted to the first team under head coach José Juan Romero.

During his time at Ceuta, Uche made 22 appearances in the Primera División Rfef and contributed with one assist, attracting interest from La Liga clubs Getafe and Real Betis.

Ultimately, Getafe secured his signature on a two-year deal, with Ceuta including a clause entitling them to 20 percent of Uche’s future transfers.

Despite the transfer, Uche will remain with Ceuta for the remainder of the season before permanently joining Getafe’s first team.

This move represents a significant step forward in Uche’s career and highlights his potential to succeed at the highest level of Spanish football.

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