Francis Odinaka Uzoho has taken a big step forward towards displacing the duo of Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Daniel Akpeyi as first and second choice goalkeeper of the Super Eagles respectively.
Owngoalnigeria.com correspondent who witnessed the training drill the Deportivo La Coruna shot stopper had with the goalkeeper trainer, confirmed that the coach was visibly excited by Uzoho’s performance during the drills.
Our correspondent overhead the coach complementing the 19 year old particularly for his ball handling abilities, which was suspect the first time the towering goalkeeper trained with the team last year.
He also looked very fit and agile during the drills, many thanks to the fact that he has now establish himself as the undisputed first choice of Deportivo La Coruna B who are campaigning in the third division of Spanish football league.
Uzoho kept goal in the last five games for the promotion chasing team, and as a matter of fact he has only missed two games since the start of the year. A sign of how well he has improved.