It is the dream of any Nigerian footballer to represent the Super Eagles but imagine someone making his debut with the Super Eagles at the age of 19, well that is the story of Francis Uzoho.
Francis Odinaka Uzoho, known simply as Francis in Spain, is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays for APOEL as a goalkeeper. He was born on 28 October 1998. He has a billed height of 6 ft 5 making him one of the tallest players to ever play for the national team alongside Nwankwo Kanu and Paul Onuachu. Born in Nwangele, Imo state, Uzoho joined the Senegal branch of Aspire Academy in 2013, aged 14; initially a forward, he was converted into a goalkeeper after being deemed "too slow" at the age of 12. Uzoho
Having wrinkles and a rough skin at a young age is not something normal. There are some people who grow up with very old faces compared to their ages. Either they grew up so fast, or they lied about their birthdays. Today, we will take a look at the part one of the top five players whom you can’t believe are the same age.
Nigerian is one of the best African team in football history. They have participated in several international tournament like World cup and African Cup of Nations. Most of their players plays for top European clubs like Leicester city, Napoli, Galatasary and Villareal. However, there are players that are not born in Nigerian but one of their parents is a Nigerian. These players have Nigeria as heir second citizenship. If football federation could allow all eligible Players feature for Nigeria in An international
The year 2020 has been a torrid year globally. But admidst the storms some persons still have credible reasons to smile and thank God almighty. Some persons bought houses, some graduated, some got married, some bought cars etc. To these Super Eagles stars they became proud fathers for the first time. The Nigeria Internationals will look back to this year and be grateful. Here are some Nigerian players who welcome new members into their family. CHIDI NWAKALI (SUPER EAGLES TEAM B) Super Eagles team B midfielder
In this article we will be looking forward to see Every Nigerian Player Eligible to play for the National team for each position.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will return to action tomorrow as they make preparations to take on Central African Republic at the Stade Barthelemy Boganda in Cameroon at 2:00 pm. The last time both teams met a few days ago, Central African Republic salvaged a narrow 1-0 win over the Super Eagles at the Teslim Balogun Stadium.
Francis Uzoho is like the youngest Nigerian to represent Nigeria internationally as he was only 14 years old when he represented the nation in the 2013 edition of the FIFA under 17 championship, he deputized Dele Alampasu in the competition which we were victorious. By 2017, at the age of 18, he received a call up to represent the senior team, at the age of 21, he's achieved so much, he's even represented the nation at the world cup and he keeps getting better daily, so much feat at such a young age. Funny enough,
The Super Eagles made 4 changes from their last match against Benin, as they take on Lesotho for their final Group L match today at the Teslim Balogun Stadium.
Super Eagles of Nigeria were victorious against Cape Verde in their World Cup qualifier match. Note that Nigeria went a goal down in the first half before Victor Osimhen equalized for Nigeria in the 30th minute. However, The Super Eagles of Nigeria took the lead after a Cape Verde midfielder scored his goalkeeper with a back pass in the 76th minute.
Nigeria has so many good players all over the world. Some represent the national teams while others represent other nations. The truth is that it is not a must to represent your nation but you cannot represent 2 different counties. Once you have placed your allegiance to a country, you remain there. Now let's imagine if every player eligible to play for Nigeria opted to play for them. How will the team look like? I thought about that and I made a strong XI of player eligible to play for Nigeria ( those presently
A Nigerian international, Victor Uzoho appointed as a coach in Finland is a sign that Nigerians are really doing great job out there in the Diaspora. It is always a rare thing to see blacks as head coaches in the European countries unlike the black having the Europeans as coaches. Name: Victor Uzoho Nationality: Finnish, Nigerian Team: Tips Naiset Age: over 35 Tribe: Igbo Language: English, Igbo, Finnish Mr. Victor Uzoho was appointed as a goalkeeper coach of a team in the female league of Finland. The team
Francis Uzoho who is a Nigerian Goal keeper recently celebrated is 22nd birthday, and just like yesterday it's been three (3) years since he made his official debut for the Nigerian Senior team. Francis Uzoho made his debut against Argentina on the 14th of November in 2017 after coming in as a substitute for Daniel Akpeyi in a 4-2 win. However, ever since then he has made a total of 16 caps for the Nigeria super eagles. Three years after making his national team debut at just age of nineteen(19), have you ever
Nigeria international and APOEL Nicosía goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho, has tendered an apology to his club's fans for his blunders in their 3-1 home defeat to Anorthosis in a Cyprus Cup game on Wednesday.Making his 12th appearance for APOEL, Uzoho let in three cheap goals at Neo GSP Nicosía, as his team exited the competition 4-1 on aggregate, having lost the first leg by a lone goal.
Super Eagles goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho is set to make his competitive debut for APOEL Nicosia against Karmiotissa Pano Polemidion in a Cypriot First Division match on Friday. Uzoho joined APOEL on a three-year deal from Spanish second division club, Deportivo La Coruna on July 17 after spending the 2019-20 season on loan at rivals, Omonia Nicosia. The 21-year-old made only five appearances in the Cypriot league for former club, Omonia Nicosia during the just-concluded term as a result of a long-term injury he
Nigeria goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho, has expressed gratitude to God, family, club, fans and Nigeria for being concerned about his health during his 11 months lay-off. The 21-year-old APOEL Omonia safe hands sustained a knee injury on October 19 during an international friendly between Nigeria and Brazil. He returned to action for his club on Sunday as an unused substitute in the Cypriot 1. Division Game week six fixture against Ermis FC Aradippou that produced no goals at Stadio Ammochostos Epistrofi, Larnaca.
Cape Verde, the host of today's World Cup Qualifiers game against the Super Eagles of Nigeria. The match, which kicked off at exactly 5 pm at Municipal Aderito Sena, Mindelo, was a match Nigerians had been waiting for even before their encounter with Ghana, which ended in favour of the Super Eagles.
Apoel FC's contract with Francis Uzoho has been canceled. Both parties have split ways, according to the Cypriot First Division club. Apoel FC's contract with Francis Uzoho has been canceled. Both parties have mutually agreed to part ways, according to the Cypriot First Division club.
The Super Eagles camp is almost full with all the invited players for the AFCON qualifying matches against Benin Republic and Lesotho.The latest arrival at the Eko Hotels camp of the Super Eagles is Francis Uzoho who plays his club football in Cyprus.
With two of Nigeria’s frontline national team goalkeepers well into their 30s, newly invited Matthew Yakubu might well be seeing a pot of gold at the end of his shock Super Eagles invitation rainbow. Hardly worth a mention this time last year, keeping 3 clean sheets in the month of August in Slovakia sent shock waves across social media platforms which clearly reverberated to the Glass House in Abuja, culminating in his bewildering invitation to the national team. Other factors played their parts too;Uzoho