Super Eagles new goalkeeper coach assumes duty

Posted on Aug 2 2017 - 5:21am by admin

super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr so as to finish the goalkeeper predicament within the staff has arrived staff B camp in Kano with new goalkeeper educate Enrico Pionetti.

With the tremendous Eagles first choice Carl Ikeme out for an extended period Rohr believes the brand new purpose keeper coach would supply the solution.

In Ikeme’s place has been Daniel Akpeyi who was now not impressive in the super Eagles stunning dwelling 2-0 loss to South Africa in an Africa Cup of countries (AFCON) qualifier in June.

instead of looking for a brand new goalkeeper, tremendous Eagles show Rohr has introduced in an Italian, Pionetti as the new goalkeeper coach.

The sixty two-12 months-previous on Monday, July 31 arrived the CHAN camp in Kano where the house-based totally gamers are making ready for his or her 2018 African countries Championship.

A former Italian purpose- keeper, Pionetti played for Serie A golf equipment Lecce (1983 to 1986) and Brescia (1986 to 1987).

He additionally played for the likes of Anconitana, Salernitana, Cremonese and Imperia all in Italy the place he spent his taking part in profession.

As a tutor, he was once the goalkeeper trainer with good serving to them to promoting to Ligue 1 in 2005. He also labored at FC Bologna Calcio and AC Ajaccio. This would be the third time he’s working with Rohr, having been with him at nice and then Burkina Faso.

meanwhile, the Squirrels of Benin Republic has demonstrated they might be going through Cote d’ Ivoire in Cotonou this weekend preparatory to the CHAN playoff towards Nigeria.

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