Marcus Abraham: Nigeria new attacking wonderkid

Marcus Abraham: Nigeria new attacking wonderkid

May 15, 2021 0 By Ibiye Ambille

Marcus Abraham dubbed the new Nigeria wonderkid is currently making waves in the Portuguese second division with Clube Desportivo Feirense.


What is Marcus Abraham best position, where can he play? The youngster is capable of handling the left forward and the central forward position at the same.


Which club does Marcus Abraham play? He currently plays for Portuguese second division side CD Feirense owned by Remo Stars boss Kunle Soname.


The young Nigerian has been outstanding for his club CD Feirense since the start of the 2020/2021 football season in Portugal in a bid to help the club gain promotion back to Primeira Liga, the country’s top tier.



Marcus Abraham was in the books of Remo Stars in the Nigerian National League before he was signed up for the Portuguese league team.


Although his adventure to Portugal may not be unconnected with the influence of CD Feirense owner Kunle Soname, who also doubles as the owner of the Nigerian outfit Remo Stars.



This season, the 21-year-old attacker has been involved in the club’s most important goals even as the quest for promotion back to back top tier remains the key focus in the minds of the players.

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Born Abraham Ayomide Marcus on the 2nd January 2000 in Lagos, the youngster is has been one most important players at the.



Marcus Abraham stats for 2021, how they compare


Liga Pro – Portuguese second division 2021


Since the start of the season, Marcus boasts an astonishing eleven goals in 24 league appearances.


This goal-scoring form has forced the manager of the side Ferreira Rui to make him his top priority in the attack alongside Simoes Fabricio and Feliz.


As things stand currently, Marcus is the highest goals scored for CD Feirense in the Portuguese second division with eleven goals.


His goals contributed has further accelerated the club to the top half of the league table in contention for league promotion back to the top flight.


Who is Marcus Abraham, how good is he? Marcus Abraham was in the books of Remo Stars before jetting out for CD Feirense even as the owner of the club eyes promotion back to the top flight.


In the first few games he played for the club, he did start quite well but the manager of the side continued to bank on his improvement.

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Invitation to the Nigerian Super Eagles squad for Cameroon friendlies in 2021


His consistent goal scoring form has earned him a place with the recent invitation by the National team coach Gernot Rohr for the upcoming friendlies against Cameroon.


But can he make it into starting eleven of the Super Eagles? Time Will tell for the young star making waves in the Portuguese second division.


At least, this invitation is coming at a time when there’s already a very high Competition in the team with players like Paul Onuachu, Kelechi Iheanacho, Simy Nwankwo making the headlines in Europe.


However, there’s still ample opportunity for him to shine even though he is unable to break into the starting eleven instantly.


The most important part would be playing in the Portuguese Primeira Liga next season.



Three things Marcus Abraham would offer the Super Eagles


1. Plenty of options

His addition to the Super Eagles will give room for more options.


At least looking at the upcoming touch outings which include the qualification for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar in 2022.

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Also, the AFCON in Cameroon which expected to commence in early 2022, his addition at this point will be beneficial to the team in the long run.


He is prolific, capable of scoring goals at which is a good addition in times of unexpected injuries that may hit the Super Eagles squad.


2. Utility in the forward line


He is capabilities of handling the left forward position as well as the central forward and this is good news for the senior team.


3. Youthfulness

At 21-years old, he still offers the best. If he continues with his current form, he could turn out to be the next biggest Super Eagles star.


Quest for promotion

The youngster is currently two wins away from pulling his team to the Portuguese Primeira Liga next season. CD Feirense is currently sitting third on the 18th man table with just games left.


Two wins could see him in the top flight with CD Feirense next season

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