Uzoho : Nigerians Dig Up Shocking Moment Goalie Criticised RCD La Coruna Teammates

Agitated fans of the Super Eagles of Nigeria have digged up a shocking moment goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho criticised his former teammates at RC Deportivo la Coruna reports.

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Francis in action for Nigeria

Uzoho cane under serious criticism by fans of the Super Eagles following his recent blunders while goal for the three-time African champions.

Last Friday during a friendly match, the 24-year-old howled a harmless free-kick from a Saudi Arabian player into his own net. After the match coach, Jose Peseiro stood in his defence and argued that goalkeepers ar not comfortable playing for Nigeria because of attacks from fans.

“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,” Peseiro said.

Then on Monday, in a friendly against Mozambique, Uzoho slipped and failed to clear his line as Catamo scored Nigeria inside six minutes of the game. Fans became agitated, and called for his immediate exclusion from the national team, stressing that he’s match rusty and can’t be Super Eagles first choice.

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Then I what looked like a reply to his critics, the Omonia Nicosia goalie, stated that his work isn’t easy. And that if anyone thinks it’s easy, the person should “do am, make Oyibo Man Sign you.”

“If easy go do am, make Oyibo man sign you,” he said on his Snapchat handle.

Fans are not happy with his expression, and that has led them to digging up a moment when he criticised his former teammates when he was in Spain.

Fans dig up moment Uzoho criticised former teammates at RC Deportivo la Coruna

Francis Uzoho will be missed against Sierra Leone
Francis Uzoho during a training session

Uzoho signed for RC Deportivo la Coruna in 2017 shortly after helping Golden Eaglets win the 2013 FIFA U-17 world cup tournament in UAE.

He was loaned at Omonia Nicosia in the 2019 season, and that same season, Deportivo are facing relegation down to the Spanish third tier.

“Omg! Fabril of last two season can do better than this… Mollejo who seem to be the best player in this team, might not spot in Fabril,” Uzoho tweeted on Twitter (now X)

After fans of the club had attacked him on Tue social media platform, he was forced to delete the tweet, and apologise to his teammates.

“I am truly sorry mollejo and everyone i hurt with my words,I was really wrong to say something like that, it wasn’t called for and not the moment. I’m part of this team and club no matter where I’m and in the same situation.i hope you’ll accept my apologies.thank you,” he said.

Speaking further, the former Aspire Academy player, said he never meant to disrespect anybody.

“Well sorry guys i didn’t mean to offend anyone but i love this club much as anyone else does,so it hurts me seeing them in this position,” he added.

Nigerians are know of the opinion, if he can criticise somebody at some point in time, what stops other people from criticising his abilities if they are shortcoming.

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“Criticism is part of the game, if you don’t want to be criticised, stay at your comfort,” NPFLUpdates in-house analyst Mr Best said.

“His(Uzoho) comment on Snapchat is totally unacceptable. He ought to have taken corrections and train more harder.”

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