Enyeama returns to Super Eagles
Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, says former goalkeeper and captain, Vincent Enyeama is giving him positive signals about a possible return to the national team.
Rohr said that so far discussions with the Lille of France shot stopper, suggested he (Enyeama) may give a consideration to being part of his team.
According to him, Enyeama will be asset to the team due to his experience and abilities, even though Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkepper Carl Ikeme isn’t doing so bad between the sticks for Nigeria.
The coach avoided a potential goalkeeper crisis before Nigeria’s clash against Algeria in the World Cup 2018 qualifiers when Ikeme pulled out few days to the clash.
Daniel Akpeyi, who was called in as a late minute replacement was between the sticks for Nigeria in their 3-1 win over Algeria, a sign of the lack of trust he has with the goalkeepers at his disposal.
“It’s been positive so far, we are yet to get to a point where he will say yes or no. I need him (Enyeama) in the team. We need his experience alongside Ikeme, then we can have a young talented goalkepper as understudy” Rohr said.
“We will meet again in the coming days to talk further, I can’t put a time frame to when talks will take place but it’s very soon. Hopefully it will be positive”.