Ikeme injured, Rohr names Okeowo as replacement

Posted on Mar 23 2017 - 10:11am by admin

tremendous Eagles’ goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme, has been dominated out of Thursday’s friendly in opposition to Senegal in London following an harm.

The Wolverhampton Wanderers of England goalkeeper used to be lacking in the workforce’s remaining training session due to a knock.

With Ikeme out injured, the tremendous Eagles’ gaffer, Gernot Rohr, drafted in rather unknown goalkeeper, Tope Okeowo of Peckham All Stars, as a alternative.

it is rather doubtless that Okeowo will man the purpose for Nigeria as the other invited goalkeepers, Daniel Akpeyi and Ikechukwu Ezenwa, had been nonetheless being anticipated as at Wednesday night time.

Okeowo, a former Golden Eaglets goalkeeper, is Peckham city’s first choice.

Okeowo had been at Peckham city for many years, serving to his crew get merchandising from Division Two to Division One in their first season within the Kent County League.

He produced some outstanding performances in 2015/2016 season which saw him assist his group win promotion into the most appropriate Division of the Kent County League.

Nigeria will take on Senegal at the Hive Stadium, Barnet FC’s ground on Thursday from eight p.m. earlier than wrapping up their agenda in opposition to Burkina Faso subsequent week Monday to round up their two-game international pleasant. (NAN)


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