Ejide begs for Super Eagles return


first_img Regular first choice Francis Uzoho will remain sidelined for the foreseeable future with a serious injury while Daniel Akpeyi’s inconsistent form has attracted a lot of criticism in the past. Ejide has played every minute for Israeli Premier League side Hapoel Hadera this season and believes he is the man to solve Gernot Rohr’s problems. “I know the situation in Nigeria. I get positive remarks in Israel and being rated highly could be something that will pave the way,” Ejide told BBC Sport. “I’ve kept nine clean sheets this season and we all know that goalkeepers always get better with age. read also:Tziona vs Hapoel Hadera: Austin Ejide eyes 4th clean sheet of the season “I’ve also been following the Eagles and I believe that with my consistent performances in Israel, there is every chance it opens the door to the possibilities of another call-up,” he concluded. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted Content8 Things You Didn’t Know About Coffee8 Shows That Overstayed Their Welcome8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthDisney’s Live-Action Simba Was Based On The Cutest Lion Cub Ever6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually TrueYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeThe Funniest Prankster Grandma And Her GrandsonWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?7 Theories About The Death Of Our UniverseThailand’s 10 Most Iconic Landmarks8 Things To Expect If An Asteroid Hits Our PlanetWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World? Austin Ejide has sensationally said he was ready to return to Super Eagles and help the team  solve goalkeeping conundrum. But at present, Nigeria has no goalkeeping problem with the Kaizer Chiefs goaltender, Daniel Akpeyi, still at his best, may be Ejide is coming as a trainer now. The 35-year-old hasn’t played for the Super Eagles in six years, but revealed in an interview with BBC Sport that he could answer the Super Eagles’ call. Ejide made his debut 19 years ago and while he mostly played second fiddle to Nigeria legend Vincent Enyeama, he did enjoy regular game time in 2008 before completely falling out of favour. But with Nigeria struggling to find a long-term successor for Enyeama, Ejide is confident that he should be the man to start for the West Africans.Advertisement Loading… last_img read more

Italian Serie A Watch: Napoli Regain Summit After Narrow Win At Udinese As Juventus…


first_imgNapoli have gone back to the top of the Italian Serie A after their narrow 1-0 victory at Udinese in a week 14 clash on Sunday.Midfielder Jorginho was the matchwinner for the away side following his 33rd minute goal.Maurizio Sarri’s side had earlier lost top spot on Saturday after Inter Milan secured a 3-1 victory over Cagliari but that proved to be a brief time off the summit due to the win over Udinese.Italian champions Juventus face a big battle to retain the title they have won for the past six seasons but they showed all is not lost with a convincing 3-0 win over Crotone at home.Second half goals from Mario Mandzukic, Mattia De Scglio and Mehdi Benatia ensured that Juventus moved within two points of Inter Milan in second position and are four points off Napoli at the summit.Week 14 Results (Sunday)Juventus 3-0 CrotoneLazio 1-1 FiorentinaGenoa 1-1 AS RomaUdinese 0-1 NapoliAC Milan 0-0 TorinoTop 5 (Standings):1. Napoli 38 points2. Inter Milan 36 points3. Juventus 34 points4. AS Roma 31 points5. Lazio 29 pointsRelatedSerie A Review: Napoli Wrestle Top Spot From Juventus With Bologna Win As Milan Edge Lazio In Big ClashJanuary 29, 2018In “Europe”Serie A Review: Juventus Secure Summit As Napoli Slip Up Against InterMarch 12, 2018In “Europe”Serie A Review: Juventus Open Four-Point Lead With Big Win Over AC Milan As Napoli Slip UpApril 1, 2018In “Europe”last_img read more