Williams Brothers Combine to Lead Athletic Bilbao Annihilate Almeria in La Liga

Williams Brothers Combine to Lead Athletic Bilbao Annihilate Almeria in La Liga

  • Inaki Williams and Nico Williams returned from international duty to score as Athletic Bilbao thrashed Almeria
  • The brothers made their debuts for Ghana and Spain during the international break following an impressive start to the season
  • Inaki Williams, the eldest of the brothers, is expected to lead Ghana's attack at the World Cup in Qatar later this year

Inaki Williams and his younger brother Nico Williams registered their names on the score sheet as Athletic Bilbao thumped UD Almeria following the return of La Liga.

The brother were among three Athletic Club players who were on international duty during the break, with Inaki representing Ghana while Nico played for Spain.

Inaki opened the scoring after meeting a cross from Nico Williams to start what will end up as a demolishing of Almeria at the San Memes.

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Inaki Williams, Ghana, Nico Williams, La Liga
Inaki Williams has scored for Athletic Bilbao in their thrashing of UD Almeria. Credit: @Athletic_en
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Nico Williams scored on the hour mark to make in 3-0 for the host. The brothers goals was sandwiched by Oihan Sanchet's strike before Mikel Vesga put the icing on the cake from the spot.

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The victory sends Athletic Bilbao third on the La Liga table, same points as Barcelona with the Catalans having a game in hand.

Inaki Williams made his Ghana debut against Brazil while Nico featured for the first time for Spain against Switzerland.

William brothers make debut for Ghana and Spain

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Athletic Bilbao stars, Inaki and Nico Williams, have been handed their debuts by Ghana and Spain, respectively, over the weekend.

Inaki, the eldest of the two brothers, came on in the second half as the Black Stars of Ghana suffered defeat to Brazil, while Nico featured for Spain against Switzerland.

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Inaki Williams had previously represented Spain in the past but decided to switch nationality in June after changes in the FIFA eligibility rules.

Inaki Williams reveals grandfather's promise after Ghana debut

Inaki Williams has disclosed that his 90-year-old grandfather promised he would die in peace the day he saw him wearing the Black Stars jersey and playing for Ghana.

The Athletic Bilbao forward decided to play for Ghana in June after switching allegiance from Spain, having made one senior cap for the European country.

Inaki made his Ghana debut in the friendly against Brazil before following that up with another appearance against Nicaragua.

Source: Sports Brief News