Eagles goalkeepers will be ready for Russia 2018 — Agu


Super Eagles assistant coach, Alloy Agu has assured that the team will not lack quality goalkeeping at the 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament in Russia.

Agu was speaking against the background of insinuations that Super Eagles Achilles heels at the World Cup will be the man between the sticks. This is just as Vincent Enyeama’s come back to the team remains a subject of speculations. He is regarded as the country’s most experienced goalkeeper.

But Agu who manned the post for the Super Eagles at the 1990 Africa Cup of Nations said Nigerians do not need to lose any sleep as the goal tenders currently in the Eagles camp are equal to the task if Enyeama is not available.

“We are going to the World Cup and quite naturally we must go with all best players.

“We got Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Ajiboye doing well at the moment. They have made a good impression on us the coaches. They have done well and we are going to the CHAN tournament and we will see what they can do.

“We will keep on working on what we have and we are going to have a good and capable hands between now and June. With or without Enyeama will have a good goalkeeper in Russia,” said Agu yesterday.

Enyeama, last weekend played his first game in eight months for Lille’s reserve team. He lost his first position in the first team following injuries. There is optimism by Lille officials that Enyeama could get back to his best.