Super Eagles striker Ikechukwu Uche could not hide his excitement on Sunday as his club Villarreal sealed a place in next season’s Europa League.
Joel Campbell scored the only goal as the Yellow Submarines defeated Elche to claim a slot in Europe’s second-tier competition.
The win took Villarreal’s points tally to 57 and guaranteed they will finish sixth in the Primera Division table, securing the side a return to Europe.
Uche wrote on Twitter: “We qualified for the next @EuropaLeague ! Congrats to my teammates, staff and the best fans! #EndavantVillarreal.”
Ikechukwu also congraluted his elder brother Kalu, who scored in Levante’s 2-2 draw with Atletico Madrid, also on Sunday.