Kenneth Omeruo Named Leganes New Captain

Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo has been named the new captain of Spanish Segunda Division club, Leganes.

Omeruo joined Leganes first on loan in 2018 from Turkish side Kasimpasa, and he’s one of the oldest serving members of the team.

The club also appointed four players, Juan Muñoz Muñoz, Jose Manuel Arnaiz, Sergio González, and Asier Riesgo, to serve as his assistants.

Leganes will kick off their 2022/23 campaign against Alaves on Saturday.

Omeruo signed for Chelsea from Standard Liège in January 2012 and upon signing, he went on loan to Dutch top-flight side ADO Den Haag.

The 28-year-old was part of the Super Eagles team that won the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa.

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