Nigeria Target Akpoguma Sent Off In League Game As Rohr Get Set To Hit Germany


Germany youth international defender Kelvin Akpoguma, who is reportedly high on the priority list of Nigeria in terms of players the football house wants to convince to switch allegiance to the senior team of Nigeria had an evening to forget in Germany.


Akpoguma was sent off for two bookable offenses, committed within a space of ten minutes as Fortuna Dusseldorf ran out 3-1 winners away to 1860 Munich.

His red card is coming at a time when the German handler of the Nigeria senior national team Gernot Rohr is set to arrive Germany, where he could hold talks with the stopper.

However at the start of the year, he confessed his desire to progress through the ranks of the German national team, and he is confident he could make the team for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

The 21 year old is on loan to Germany second division Fortuna Dusseldorf from top division side Hoffeinheim. The club he joined in 2013 after spending two years with Karlsruher.