Thursday, 30th November 2023

Francis Uzoho

22 Nov
Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has deactivated his social media account following criticism over his performances. Uzoho received huge criticisms on social media from Nigerian fans who singled him out as the reasons the Eagles drew their opening two games in Group C. The three-time Africa Cup of Nationa winners came from behind to draw…
18 Nov
Two days ago, the Super Eagles of Nigeria played against the Crocodiles of Lesotho. Ordinarily that should not take centre stage in any sports conversation this weekend, beyond reporting the anticipated ‘massacre’ of the minnows from the Southern part of Africa.
16 Nov
Super Eagles head coach, Jose Peseiro, and stand-in captain, Kenneth Omeruo, have thrown their support behind underfire goalkeeper Francis Uzoho, ahead of the 2026 World Cup qualifiers against Lesotho and Zimbabwe. Uzoho has been criticised for his performances in goal for Nigeria in recent games. The 25-year-old's error cost Nigeria a ticket to the 2022…
24 Oct
After the latest International test games against Saudi Arabia and Mozambique, football fans have continued to express worries over the goalkeeping issues in the Super eagles as Nigeria builds up to the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Cote d'Ivoire. The abysmal showing of the Super Eagles’ first-choice goalkeeper Francis Uzoho in recent matches for Nigeria has further echoed…
20 Oct
Francis Uzoho has apologised for his reaction to criticisms that trailed his performance in Nigeria's friendly games against Saudi Arabia and Mozambique. Uzoho came under serious criticisms for his poor displays in the doubleheader international friendly games. The highlight of his poor performance was in the game against Saudi Arabia where he parried a free-kick…
17 Oct
Former Green Eagles Goalkeeper, Emmanuel Okala, has advised those blaming Francis Uzoho for Super Eagles’ 2-2 draw against Saudi Arabia last Friday to think twice.
18 Feb
Super Eagles’ goalkeepers’ trainer, Ike Shorunmu, has said that national team coaches are still scouting the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) for quality players to beef up the team ahead of the forthcoming African Cup of Nations qualifiers and other international competitions. Shorunmu, who disclosed that Francis Uzoho is still Super Eagles’ number one goalkeeper…


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