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Nigerian born playmaker helps European team maintain flawless start


Nigerian born Solomon Udo was outstanding as Armenia continued their impressive run in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers on Sunday.


The Eastern Europe team defeated Iceland 2-0 at Republican Stadium - Vazgen Sargsyan with Udo posting a worthy performance.


Tigran Barseghyan and Khoren Bayramyan scored as Armenia stunned Iceland.


The Nigerian-born, Solomon Udo lasted for 81 minutes before he was replaced by Karen Muradyan.

Udo combined alongside Artak Grigoryan in the middle of the park for Joaquin Caparros' men.


Armenian FA started courting Udo in 2018 after noticing his versatility in midfield coupled with his trademark long-range strikes which earned him a comparison with Xavi Alonso.


Udo began his football career in Africa’s oldest Local Government Area Ikot Ekpene, in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.


Udo will have the opportunity to be at the next World Cup, Qatar 2022 of Armenia continue with their impressive form.

The talented footballer lists Ararat Yerevan, FC Shirak Gyumri, FC Banants Yerevan, Ulisses, Ararat Yerevan, KAS Eupen and ASPIRE Senegal as his former clubs.

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