NFF to hire foreign goalkeeper trainer


Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is about to hire a foreign goalkeeper trainer for the Super Eagles, can report.

Sources revealed the NFF are considering appointing a foreign goalkeeper trainer ahead of the double header 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon in September.

With Carl Ikeme on sick bed and Vincent Enyeama’s return not visible, Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr his tempted to work with home based goalkeepers.

“The goalkeeper trainer is expected to train NPFL goalkeepers ahead of the crucial games with Cameroon and there are talks for him to stay after the encounter,” the source revealed.

“Super Eagles are running short of goalkeepers and the NFF is leaving no stone unturned, the foreign goalkeeper trainer is expected to groom NPFL goalkeepers to the international standard.”

Super Eagles assistant coach, Salisu Yusuf has invited four NPFL goalkeepers for the 2018 CHAN qualifiers which would serve off preparation for the World Cup qualifiers.

The foreign goalkeeper trainer is expected to work with current Eagles keeper trainer Alloy Agu.


Information from Ben TV, London was used.

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