Check Out 4 Players Born To Spanish Mothers And Nigerian Fathers (Photos)

Check Out 4 Players Born To Spanish Mothers And Nigerian Fathers

Derik Osede Prieto is a Spanish football defender who plays as a central defender for CD Alcoyano and the Spain national junior team. He is best known for his successful playing career with the La Liga club, Real Madrid, where he made several appearances, scoring some goals.

With the national team of Spain, the 29-year-old talented player appeared for Spain at the international under-19 level during the 2012 UEFA European Championship victory in the Republic of Estonia. However, with the under-20 Spanish team at the 2013 FIFA World Cup in Turkey, he netted a winning goal over Mexico.

Born in Madrid, Spain, Derik’s father is from Nigeria and his mother from Spain.

2. Saúl Coco

Saúl Basilio Coco-Bassey Oubiña is an Equatorial Guinea footballer who plays for the Spanish club, UD Las Palmas, and the national team of Equatorial Guinea as a centre-back.

Born in Lanzarote, Spain, to a Nigerian father and Spanish mother, Bassey, in 2017, received a call-up to the senior team of Equatorial Guinea and made his debut appearance for the nation in a friendly game against Benin Republic. He was part of the Equatorial Guinea squad that played the 2018 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game against Senegal.

3. Andrea Okene

Andrea Okene Bañón is a Spanish player currently playing as a forward for Valencia.

In spite of her being born in Valencia, Spain, to a Spanish mother, the 20-year-old Andrea is eligible to play for Nigeria at Under-20 and senior level, through her father who is a Nigerian.

4. Manuel Onwu

Manuel Onwu Villafranca is a Spanish striker. His professional soccer career kicked off with the Spanish club, Tudelano. However, soon noticed by the scouts from Osasuna, he was signed to the club. During the 2011 to 2012, he scored eleven goals in thirty appearances. His made his La Liga debut in a winning match against Athletic Bilbao.

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