Has Rohr Finally Found Enyeama's Heir to Lead The Super Eagles of Nigeria To The 2022 FIFA World Cup
The Super Eagles of Nigeria has been known to produce great goalkeeper's, from the day's of Peter Rufai to Ike Shorunmu whose career was cut short due to a near-fatal accident that almost cost him his life, and the likes of Wilson Opkara, Ike Shorunmu, Dele Aiyenugba and many more before them Nigeria has not lacked talent in that area.
Meet the Nigerian GoalKeeper who kept 19 clean sheets and conceded only 17 goals in the 2020/2021 season
A striker's performance in a football season is judged by the number of goals he scores while goalkeepers are judged by clean sheets. A Nigerian goalkeeper did so well in the 2020/2021 season by keeping 19 clean sheets. Nigeria is a nation blessed with football talents, the position of the goalkeeper in the Suoer Eagles team is often ruled by one special talent for many years.
Vincent Enyeama is a Nigerian former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He was born on 29 August 1982, in Aba, Abia state, Nigeria. He originally hails from Ika Local Government in Akwa Ibom state. He was a member of the Nigerian national team from 2002 until October 2015, serving as its captain from 2013, until his retirement from international football. With 101 caps, he is Nigeria's most capped player of all time. Enyeama started his football career as a goalkeeper playing for the Ibom Stars
Fast-rising Nigerian coach Ndubuisi Egbo is a former Super Eagles goalkeeper, who made 12 appearances for Nigeria - scoring one goal. . The 46-year-old majorly played second-fiddle to Ike Shorunmu in the Super Eagles squad then, having failed to play a game during the 2000 and 2002 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournaments. The former El-Masry and Moroka Swallows safe hands, who started his career in the Nigerian league played for Albanian clubs KF Tirana and Bylis before hanging his boots in 2011. After re
See lovely Photos of Nigerian Goalkeeper Vicent Enyeama and His Wife Vincent Enyeama got married to his wife, Promise Enyeama, in June 2006, and they are blessed with three lovely children. Enyeama is a professional football player who plays for Nigeria national as goalkeeper. He serves as Super Eagles Captain from 2013 until his retirement from international football. Enyeama is among member of Nigeria team from 2002 to 2015. He is the Nigeria's most capped player of all time with 101 caps. He was born on
Remember Former Nigerian Forward "Rashidi Yekini"? See Photos Of Him Before He Died Rashidi Yekini was a Nigerian footballer who performed as a striker. His expert career, which spanned more than decades, was in particular related to Vitória de Setúbal in Portugal, however he additionally performed in six different nations except his own. During his 14-year career (1984–98) with Nigeria's Super Eagles, Yekini scored 37 goals in 58 matches, a countrywide record that stood on the time of his death. Yekini
Strikers and midfielders always get the plaudits in football. They win laurels in the round leather game. What about those that work tireless to stop the opposition scoring? In the past goalkeepers like Emmanuel Okala, Best Ogedengbe, Peter Fregene, Peter Rufai, Alloy Agu, Ike Shorunmu and Vincent have made Nigeria proud at senior level. Let us recognize five most solid Nigerian goalkeepers abroad by clean sheets in 2019/20 season so far. 5. Francis Uzoho - 3 Clean Sheets (5 Matches) Despite missing major
Ex Nigeria internationals on Monday felicitated with former Nigeria skipper and midfielder, Henry Nwosu in commemoration of his 58th birthday anniversary. Their popular WhatsApp platform, T&T Network, was repleted with goodwill messages for the former mercurial ACB player born on June 14 in Imo State, South-East of Nigeria.
From Peter Rufai to Wilfred Agbonavbare, and from Ike Shorunmu to Vincent Enyeama, the Super Eagles have always been blessed with top class goalkeeper in Europe.Maduka Okoye has become arguably of the most reliable young goalkeepers in the game.
Photo credit: vanguardngr.com Following the decision of the Nigerian government to hand over house keys that were promised to former Super Eagles players who won the 1994 African Cup of Nations for Nigeria, the former Super Eagles player, Ike Shorunmu has reacted to the news. According to Shorunmu, the former Super Eagles players will continue to keep their fingers crossed until the government hands over the house keys to them.
Besiktas football club in Turkey, is one of the traditional giants in Turkish football and are a consistent part of the Turkish Super Lig, where they have their own special record as a club that has never been relegated to the lower division.
Ike Ibrahim Shorunmu was born in Mushin axis in Lagos. He is a former Nigerian professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper for the Nigerian national team and clubs like Shooting Stars, Basel, Zurich, Besikas, among others. He was known for his exceptional leadership qualities, composure and goalkeeping skills. Ike Shorunmu was brought into the national team by coach Clemens Westerhof in 1992, and featured for Nigeria on several occasions. He was part of the Nigerian team that played in the 2002 FIFA
'The soccer World knew I owned the Super Eagles No. jersey as I was in the best form of my career but guess what my France 98 World Cup dream was over before the Mundial started in France after I broke my arm, 'these were the words of Ike Shorunmu, a former Super Eagles goalkeeping legend and coach. France ’98 miss was the second time Ike missed representing Nigeria at the World Cup having been dropped in Holland during preparations ahead of the World Cup in the USA in 1994 as he was considered young ahe
After many months of intense negotiations, the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) finally confirmed a new two-year deal for Gernot Rohr who will stay on as the Super Eagles manager at least until after the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The German tactician who has been Nigeria's national team coach for four years, having been appointed in the year 2016 will, however, not find the job any easier particularly with the NFF giving him certain conditions alongside two tough-looking targets. Rohr in his contract
Former super eagles goalkeeper Ike Shorumu thinks that Nigerian youngster Dele Alampasu posses the qualities needed to stake a claim to be the super eagles first choice goalkeeper. The super eagles have struggled to find a suitable replacement since the retirement of Vincent Enyeama and Carl Ikeme with the Trio of Uzoho, Ezenwa and Akpeyi struggling to fill in. Speaking to the PUNCH Shorunmu reportedly said that: ‘’I think Dele has everything to be Eagle’s No.1. I have watched him. He has shown great maturity
Former Super Eagles shot stopper, Ike Shorunmu on Saturday bagged the chieftaincy title "Olunla of Wasimi" in Ogun State, South-West of Nigeria The 53-year-old who attained prominence at Stationery Stores FC between 1990 and 1993, received the honour during his official courtesy visit to the Oba of Wasimi, the Oniwasimi of Wasimi, Oba Emmanuel Babatunde Oshuntogun.
Reactions have trailed the decision of the Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr to exclude home-based players from the national team. When asked by why he is excluding home base players, the Rohr said, "Because they are not good enough and because I have better ones". He continued, "There are so many good players in Europe. I have invited more than 20 local players since 2016, if they are good, sooner or later they all end up in Europe.” Former Super Eagles stars like Ike Shorunmu have criticised Rohr for saying
The former Super Eagles goal keeper Ike Shorunmu has backed the decision of the football authority in mandating the Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr to dedicate time in bringing the home grown talents into lime light. Ike Anabi, as he is fondly called by his admirers came to limelight with Stationery Stores, before he joined defunct Concord FC and later joined Shooting Stars Sports Club insists that Nigeria should consume what we produced as developments wouldn't come while there's no commensurate investment
Former Super Eagles Goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has looked back on how he missed out of winning the African Cup of Nations Championship as a player, stating that he wasn't destined to lift the coveted trophy during his active days with the Super Eagles. The former Besiktas of Turkey Goalkeeper represented the Nigeria Senior National team at three AFCON Championship and failed to win any of them. 'Ike Anabi' as he is popularly called wore the green white green colours at the Senegal 92, Ghana/Nigeria 2000 an