Exclusive – Super Eagles Goalkepper Akpeyi Renews His Chippa United Vows


Nigeria international goalkepper Daniel Akpeyi has put pen to paper on a new deal with Premier South Africa League (PSL) side Chippa United.


The 30 year old will now remain with the club he joined in 2015 from Nigeria League side Warri Wolves till June 30th 2019, Owngoalnigeria.com can exclusively reveal.

A bronze medal winner with the Nigeria team to the Rio 2016 Olympics, he came to limelight in 2009 while at Heartland FC of Owerri, before moving to Warri Wolves after five years.

Akpeyi has five international caps for the senior national team of Nigeria, with the last of his national team appearance coming in the Super Eagles last competitive game, which ended 3-1 in favour of Nigeria.

He was drafted in as a late replacement for the game following the injury enforced absence of first choice Carl Ikeme, but still got the nod ahead of Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Dele Alampasu.

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