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On Loan Arsenal Goalkeeper Opens Up On Chances Of Playing For Super Eagles Ahead Of England




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The goalkeeper department of the senior national team of Nigeria is one that many will say is still open for anyone to stake claim to the position of the number one of the team.

Presently the two goalkeepers seen as first and second choice options Francis Uzoho and Maduka Okoye are presently struggling to have game time for their respective teams in Europe.

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Although they are still expected to be in any future squad of the team but one .er is prime to challenge their status if he gets a chance under new coach Jose Peseiro, OwnGoalNigeria.com understands.

On loan Arsenal goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo has caught the eyes at English League One side Crewe Alexandra with three clean sheets in eight games.  His performances has led to talks of an imminent decision on his international career.

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We asked a member of his management crew and we got to hear that Okonkwo is at the stage of his career w. he is open to pushing for a spot in the senior national team of Nigeria. However he will continue to . for England unless he is called up by Nigeria.

” He is 21 and that’s about the time to make up your mind on what you want for your future. For now the focus is on doing well for Crewe and also the English youth teams but if a call comes from Nigeria then a decision will be reached swiftly. It’s a no brainer”, he replied when quizzes on the .er’s future.

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