Super Eagles Eligible Goalkeeper Now Most Valuable In English League

NFF moves to integrated Enyeama into the Super Eagles ahead of AFCON.

Eligible Super Eagles Goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo is currently tye most valuable player in the English league two reports.

Arthur Okonkwo despite representing England in age-grade football and also eligible to represent them as a Three Lion, is eligible to represent the Super Eagles of Nigeria through his parents.

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Super Eagles eligible Arthur Okonkwo most valuable in English League

The Arsenal shot-stopper according to Transfer Market is the most valuable player with an estimated value of €2,000,000 currently playing in the England’s lower division.

Arthur Okonkwo is eligible for the Super Eagles.
Arthur Okonkwo in action for Wrexham

Reports from England has it that some officials of the Nigeria Football Federation NFF, is already in switch-of-allegiance talks with the 22-year-old now that the Goalkeeping department of the Super Eagles isn’t consistent.

First choice Goalkeeper Francis Uzoho, has faced a lot of criticism because of his poor form; conceding cheap goals and giving away possessions too easily.

Meanwhile, coach Jose Peseiro has defended Uzoho stressing that goalkeepers are not comfortable playing for Nigeria due to attacks from supporters.

“When I arrived here, I remember I was told to change the goalkeeper. I spoke with all of them, No one feels comfortable because everybody attacked them,” the Portuguese said in a post-match interview after Saudi Arabia friendly game last month.

Francis Uzoho Returns as Super Eagles first choice goalkeeper.
Francis Uzoho

“The goalkeepers never play free or calm because of the people. I don’t know why they attack the goalkeepers every time.”

According to the former Sporting CP gaffer, it is his duty as coach to make sure he trains Uzoho very well.

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“They could make mistakes, it is my responsibility. Next time I need to train him (Uzoho) better,” he said.

Arthur Switching his allegiance to Nigeria will be a great addition to the team, as Peseiro will have more options to chose from.

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