Nigerian coach, Gernot Rohr confirms number 1 goalkeeper for Super Eagles

Gernot Rohr, Nigeria coach, has confirmed Super Eagles first-choice goalkeeper.

At last Rohr named Sparta Rotterdam goalkeeper Maduka Okoye as the national team’s number one.

Recall that during the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Francis Uzoho was top choice while Daniel Akpeyi was No 1 at the 2019 AFCON in Egypt.

“Number one is Maduka (Okoye),” Rohr said in an interview with ESPN.

The Franco-German further explained that decisions on who man’s the goalpost are taken between him and his goalkeeper trainer, Alloy Agu.

“Myself and Alloy, we agreed that it’s actually Maduka,” he added.

“We have the experienced Akpeyi doing good matches with this club in South Africa (Kaizer Chiefs).

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“We have the young (Francis Uzoho) coming back after injury, but he has to play also now not only on the bench.

“We have also (Matthew Yakubu).”

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