Kaizer Chiefs of South Africa goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi may have quite recently won the race to man the post for Nigeria at this mid year AFCON in Egypt, AOIFootball.com detailed.
It's comprehended that the 32-year-old shot plug had been the most great goalkeeper in camp and may now get his first possibility of speaking to Nigeria at a noteworthy universal competition following reinforcement jobs at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Following his amazing showcase since the game against Zimbabwe and now in preparing in Ismailia, Daniel Akpeyi may have won Gernot Rohr's heart to take the main in front of Francis Uzoho, who battled for playing time last season and was not very great in their 3-1 prevail upon Seychelles in Asaba prior in the year. Rohr had recently expressed that the situation for who keeps an eye on the Eagles post in Egypt stays open to each of the three goalkeepers with Akpeyi now climbing the stepping stool head of Uzoho and Ezenwa.
The previous Nasarawa United goalkeeper had been a backbone with the national group for a serious decade and was an individual from the silver-winning group to the 2005 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Holland and furthermore won bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil.
In the mean time, Torino new marking, Ola Aina had stepped his position as the principal decision right full back of the senior national group of Nigeria in front of the beginning of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
He conveyed his structure to the Super Eagles and with Shehu Abdullahi pardoned from camp because of the Ramadan quick and Sallah festivity, the 23-year old had solidified his spot as first decision. Aside the nonattendance of Abdullahi in camp, he had indicated practically same structure that made him a customary at Torino with strong handles, auspicious intercessions and furthermore certainty on and off the ball especially when he adventures forward.