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Two new goalkeepers called up for suspended Uzoho



Olorunleke Ojo

With Super Eagles’ goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho ruled out of the matchday 5 of the Africa Cup of nations 2023 qualifiers, coach José Santos Peseiro has called up Enyimba’s Olorunleke Ojo and Adebayo Adeleye of Hapoel Jerusamem in Israel as replacement.

They are joined by Rivers United’s Victor Sochima who was on the list called up for Matchdays 3 and 4 two months ago.

Victor Sochima

 Francis Uzoho became ineligible after picking a second yellow card in the last match with Guinea Bissau last March.

He got booked two minutes into the added time for time-wasting. He had about the same time gotten cautioned for the same reason in the opening match with Sierra Leone in Abuja in June last year.

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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