Femi Thomas in action for Enyimba FC © Goal.com
Femi Thomas in action for Enyimba FC © Goal.com

Enyimba goalkeeper Femi Thomas has been called up as replacement for captain of the Super Eagles team, Vincent Enyeama after the veteran goalie opted out of the AFCON qualifying game with Tanzania on Saturday.

Thomas was among the initially invited home-based players but was left out of the final list of 24 men to represent Nigeria against the Taifa Stars on Saturday.

Other goalkeepers presently in camp ready to make the flight to Dar es Salaam tomorrow are Carl Ikeme of Wolverhampton Wanderers and Sunshine Stars’ Ikechukwu Ezenwa.

The Super Eagles will also play a friendly match with Niger Repulic at the Adokiye Amasiemaka Stadium three days after the Tanzania encounter..

 

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