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Nigerian defender to remain in Barcelona

13 July 2015, 12:45

Madrid - Despite a huge clear out of most of its B team players, Spanish giants Barcelona are set to retain the services of 20 year old Nigerian full back Godswill Elohor, who was last season promoted to the B team.

Barcelona B team were last season relegated to the third division of Spanish football, after a poor campaign in the second division, but Elohor was out injured for the entire season and was subsequently omitted from their players rooster for the season.

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He made his return from injury a few days to the end of the season and featured in some end of season friendly games but, the former Barcelona Juvenile skipper is now set to push for a place in the B team when their campaign gets underway starting with pre-season on Monday.

Although the club has trimmed down most of their B team players by selling some off permanently and others move on loan, but Elohor alongside Wilfrid Kaptoum, Pol Calvet and Campins are expected to be among the experienced bunch of B team players when pre-season starts on Monday.

Elohor has already commenced preparations for the campaign as he posted a video on social media of himself training hard on the beach, ahead of the start of pre-season on Monday.

-Soccer Laduma

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