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There will be replacement for ineligible Uzoho, says Peseiro



Nigeria’s first choice goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho will miss the next Africa Cup of Nations fixture of the Super Eagles in June when the team faces Sierra Leone.

The goalkeeper got a yellow card in the added time of Monday;s encounter with Guinea Bissau. That was his second caution having been earlier given a yellow card in the opening game with Sierra Leone last June.

Coincidentally, both cautions came late into the matches and for the same offence – time wasting.  The coach said that just as he was able to get a replacement fpr similarly excluded Ola Aina in the

The goalkeeper just like Aina, I will have replacements for him.

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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