2018 W/Cup Qualifiers : Akpeyi to be examined as Mikel arrives camp today


Ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon slated for September 1st in Uyo, Chippa Utd Goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi will be examined by the Super Eagles team doctor on arrival to the Eagles camp.

In a chat with  the Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr , he stated that  team doctor of Chippa Utd  confirmed that the injury Akpeyi sustained was not a serious one:” I spoke to the Club’s  Doctor and he told me that Akpeyi’s injury was not serious.

I have confidence in him, my goalkeeper trainer Enirico Pionetti  has also recommended him. Though he conceded 2 goals against South Africa but that doesn’t make him a bad player”. Rohr sated.

Meanwhile, Super Eagles forward, Odion Ighalo and Ikechukwu Ezinwa were the first players to hit the Bolton White Apartment camp of the Super Eagles.

The duo arrived yesterday while the Super Eagles Captain Mikel Obi and Daniel Akpeyi  arrived camp around 9 am today.

Rohr expects a full house on Sunday however, the Super Eagles will commence light training with the few players in camp today.


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