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Peter Pedroncelli, 4:46 am
Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr has publicly stated that a return to the Super Eagles is a possibility for internationally retired goalkeeper and former captain, Vincent Enyeama. The German coach opened the door to his return, making it clear that he is welcome to reignite his national team career if he is willing to work hard and be humble. The Nigerian shot-stopper decided to retire from the Super Eagles in October 2015 following the revelation that then coach Sunday Oliseh had chosen for Ahmed Musa to captain the side, rather than the veteran keeper.
Keren Mikva, 3:00 am AFKI Original
Nigerian goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has been a consistently solid performer for the national team and his club sides throughout his distinguished career, giving fans an idol that they could put their trust in to produce quality at the highest level. Here are 15 things you didn’t know about footballer Vincent Enyeama.
Peter Pedroncelli, 5:29 am
Nigerian goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has decided to retire from the Super Eagles following the revelation that coach Sunday Oliseh had chosen for Ahmed Musa to captain the side, rather than the veteran keeper. Enyeama walked out of the squad on Thursday ahead of their friendly international against DR Congo in Belgium, which they subsequently lost 2-0, handing Oliseh his first defeat in charge of the Nigerian national team.
Peter Pedroncelli, 5:03 am
Nigeria national team goalkeeper and captain, Vincent Enyeama, has revealed his plans to retire from the Super Eagles after the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), which will take place in Gabon. The 32-year-old Lille goalkeeper has been a stalwart for the national team, becoming the second player to reach the elusive 100 cap mark for his country in March during a 1-0 loss to Uganda.
Peter Pedroncelli, 7:19 am AFKI Original
A selection of ten African players have been nominated for the Marc Vivien Foe Award, which recognises the best player from the continent based on their performances in the French Ligue 1 over the season. AFKSports examines the group of footballers who have been shortlisted as the best African performers in France.
Peter Pedroncelli, 4:05 am AFKI Original
Five players have been shortlisted for the award, which recognises the best African player based on their performances in the French Ligue 1. In previous years Ivorian talent Gervinho and Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang have been recipients of this award.
Peter Pedroncelli, 5:19 am
Goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi stood in goal for Nigeria during their 1-1 draw with South Africa on Sunday in Nelspruit, and he performed admirably, keeping out a determined Bafana attack with many good saves. The player was able to get a start for the Super Eagles due to a back injury suffered by usual number one, Vincent Enyeama.
Peter Pedroncelli, 7:08 am AFKI Original
The 32-year-old first choice Super Eagles shot-stopper sustained a back injury, and will not be able to add to the 100th international cap that he earned against the Cranes earlier this week. He became only the second Nigerian to reach 100 appearances for the national team, following former captain Joseph Yobo reaching the milestone last year.
Peter Pedroncelli, 2:21 am AFKI Original
The 2014 African Player of the Year nominee has been ever-present for the Super Eagles in the past few years, forming a crucial element in a strong Nigerian national team that was able to conquer the continent at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in South Africa and qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup
Staff, 2:52 am
As it stands, the Super Eagles skipper has appeared for the national team 99 times and two games have been scheduled for the month of March which may take his tally to 101 games, if he played the two games against Uganda and South Africa.
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