Training Report : Iwobi Shines In Eagles Training , Uzoho Top Goalkeeper In Shooting Drills


The Super Eagles of Nigeria had their first training session as a group today in preparation for their upcoming pre World Cup friendly game against Congo DR in Port Hacourt.

Loading... correspondent was at the session which had four goalkeepers and 12 outfield players in attendance and lasted close to two hours at the training pitch of the Godswill Akpabio Stadium.

Arsenal midfielder Alex Iwobi showed his abilities during a close game among the players with his vision and ability to get out of tight spaces very much the hallmark of his performance.

The goalkeepers were not left out of the session with coach Enrico Pionetti taking them ‎on shooting exercise after some drills to help them warm up properly for the exercise.

Deportivo La Coruna B goalkeeper Francis Odinaka Uzoho impressed the most with his reflexes particularly when it comes to parry shots away, while Ezenwa appears a bit slow in reacting after making a punched save.

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Daniel Akpeyi was also not far off in making saves off efforts and from our counts made the second highest save after Uzoho who stopped more efforts during the drills.

Osas Mahawi