Ahead Nigeria, Cameroon double header: Akpeyi gets Rohr’s red card

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Posted on Jul 5 2017 - 4:43am by admin

…As Enyeama faces Lille sack

by George Aluo

ONE tremendous Eagles  player that might jolly well omit about getting a call up for the all important Nigeria, Cameroon Russia 2-18 World Cup qualifier next month is South Africa based keeper, Daniel Akpeyi.

Akpeyi within the absence of injured first option keeper, Carl Ikeme, used to be in submit remaining month when the Eagles fell zero-2 to South Africa in the Cameroon 2019 AFCON qualifier.

though Rohr had after the fit didn’t blame any of his avid gamers for the defeat, a competent Nigeria soccer Federation (NFF) source disclosed that Rohr was no longer impressed with the performance of the keeper and has resolved to drop him.

Our supply, a member of the NFF technical committee disclosed that although Ikeme fails to soar back, Rohr would fall back on dwelling primarily based keepers to prosecute the suit towards Cameroon.

“Rohr used to be now not impressed with Akpeyi’s efficiency and he feels now that if there’s any division to seem residence ward, it’s within the purpose- conserving space. both Akpeyi and Dele Alampasu would possibly not get name up for the game against Cameroon.Thecoachispraying for Ikeme to be fit for the healthy. If he (Ikeme) recovers totally he can be invited alongside two different house based totally keepers,” our supply disclosed.

it will be referred to that Rohr has seeing that been making efforts to get Eagles former first possibility keeper, Vincent Enyeama change his mind and return to the workforce. Enyeama has alternatively insisted he would not exchange his determination to quit the Eagles, a call he took after he was stripped of the skippers band by means of former coach, Samson Siasia.

meanwhile, Enyeama who continues to be so much needed at house is one among eleven play- ers who has been told they are now not required by way of new Lille teach Marcelo Bielsa.

The French club’s new Argentine boss has also despatched messages to Zambia’s Stoppila Sunzu, Tunisia’s Naim Sliti and Ivory Coast’s Junior Tallo announcing they are not part of his plans.

Enyeama, who performed a hundred and one occasions for the super Eagles joined Lille in June 2011 and has made 164 appearances for the membership.

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