Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi Heading To Uyo After Flight Hitch

Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi Heading To Uyo After Flight Hitch

Goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi will actively participate in the Super Eagles workout at Godswill Akpabio International Stadium on Tuesday evening.

The Super Eagles netminder could not meet the deadline for the invited players to report at Le Meridien Ibom Hotel and Golf Resort in Uyo as a result of a flight hitch.
Akpeyi arrived in Lagos on Monday evening but could not connect another flight to the Akwa Ibom State capital.
The Dana Air flight bringing him to Uyo is expected to touch down at the Akwa Ibom Airport at 1203 hours if it arrives on schedule.
Gernot Rohr has recalled the former Warri Wolves star to the Super Eagles team for the World Cup qualifier versus Zambia following his brilliant start to the season and a return to full fitness.
Akpeyi has conceded only two goals in his last four matches in the South African top-flight while posting two shutouts.
Other Super Eagles players in camp include Leicester City trio of Ahmed Musa, Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho, Shehu Abdullahi, Oghenekaro Etebo, Israeli duo of Anthony Nwakaeme, home-based goalkeepers, Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Dele Ajiboye. Other two standby players Afeez Aremu and Ifeanyi Ifeanyi have also hit the camp.

This much was revealed via the Super Eagles official twitter handle in the early hours of Tuesday. “In camp (at 10 pm Mon). Mikel, Echiejile, Ighalo, Ekong, Balogun, Musa, Shehu, Agu, Ndidi, Iheanacho, Ogu, Etebo, Nwakaeme, Ezenwa, Ajiboye. Two players on our standby list – Afeez Aremu & Ifeanyi Ifeanyi are also in camp,

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