Home-Based Goalkeepers Also Good For Super Eagles


Chigozie Agbim, a former CHAN Eagles goalkeeper and Captain has told Completesports.com that his colleagues still plying their trades on the domestic league are good enough for the senior national team, Super Eagles. 

Agbim held sway as Nigeria made her debut in the Championship for African Nations, CHAN, in Cape Town, South Africa, in 2014. 

Late Stephen Keshi was in charge then as Nigeria finished in third place, running back home with bronze medal. 

Agbim was to make Keshi’s Super Eagles squad for both the 2013 Nation’s Cup win in 2013,FIFA confederation Cup and the 2014 FIFA World Cup finals in Brazil.

He told Complete Sports on Thursday that there are lots of quality goalkeepers and on field players in the local league who are good enough to wear the green-white-green of Nigeria. 

“We have good goalkeepers and players here in the home league”, starts the former Rangers shot stopper. 

“This is a fact. And they are good enough to be in the Super…

Source: Complete Sports