Ruby’s team failed to reverse the three-goal first-leg disadvantage of the White and Reds, and therefore failed to qualify for the top league
Almeria failed to qualify for La Liga after losing to Girona in the play-offs on Saturday, so Omar Sadiq will have to reflect on his football future.
The former Nigerian U23 star can be said to be the best of an ambitious team, and they hope to return to the Spanish elite after being relegated in the 2014-15 season.
However, a 3-0 disadvantage against Francisco Vilchez’s team in the first leg proved insurmountable, and in the second leg they drew 0-0 at Estadio de los Juegos Mediterraneos.
Although he played from start to finish, he still couldn’t save a day for the game Roger Blancos.
After 20 goals in 39 league games, Sadiq fell behind Sporting Gijon’s Uros Djurjevic (22 goals) and Espanyol’s Raul in the 2020-21 Golden Boot competition. De Thomas (23 goals).
Before the playoffs, the former Roma and Bologna star expressed his hope to win the Golden Boot next season and help Almeria return to La Liga.
“On a personal level, I am satisfied with the goals I have scored so far, but that is not the important thing,” he told Club website.
“The important thing is that we can advance to the First Division. This is the primary goal.
“I don’t look at what other players who have scored a lot of goals are doing, although obviously I want my team to be promoted and become the top scorer.
“We, forwards, are here to score goals and help our team, so in addition to scoring, I also like assists and contribute as much as possible to the team.”
Sadik joined Almeria from the Serbian guerrillas on October 5, 2020, with a five-year contract.
With the signing of a long-term agreement, questions about his future will appear indisputably, however, Ruby’s team will undoubtedly achieve better results in the next semester.
On the other hand, Senegal’s Mamadou Sila and Mali’s Ibrahima Kebe brought Girona back to the Spanish elite.
The Catalan-based team was relegated to the second tier after ranking 18th in the 2018-19 season.