Rusia 2018: 19-Year Old Uzoho Speaks On Replacing Enyeama As Super Eagles Goalkeeper
Super Eagles goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho, has expressed his pleasure at getting into the footwear of former Nigeria first-choice goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama.
The 19-year-old has been a constant determine in Gernot Rohr’s facet, since he made his debut towards Argentina in November 2017.
Uzoho is ready to begin in objective, when the Eagles start their 2018 World Cup marketing campaign this Saturday towards Croatia.
“It’s been like a dream and sometimes I just continue to thank God for everything and the coaches for the opportunity,” Uzoho informed BBC Sport.
“My greatest hero for Nigeria stays Vincent and I all the time admire him.
“To suppose I used to be watching him on the final World Cup in Brazil, making that unimaginable save towards Bosnia, to now getting an opportunity to observe in his footsteps is unbelievable.
“I’ve confronted some robust gamers in La Liga and a few pleasant video games, I consider I nonetheless have so much to do in my profession.
“We have a great squad and I’m mentally ready and prepared.”