By James Agberebi:
Super Eagles skipper Vincent Enyeama has expressed disappointment over Nigeria’s 1-0 loss to the Cranes of Uganda in Wednesday’s international friendly match played in Uyo.
Enyeama who earned his 100 caps for the Eagles could not stop an 81st minute strike from Miya Faruku.
Reacting after the game, Enyeama who is now the third goalkeeper in Africa and the second Nigerian player to amass a 100 caps, however played down the defeat.
“It was a great disappointment, but it is football, just a training game, prestige at stake, pride at stake, but it is part of life,” Enyeama remarked.
“Everybody can see that we played with a new team and it is going to take time to blend and for us to know ourselves.”
The Lille of France shot stopper went on to comment about earning his 100 caps for the senior national team.
“I really appreciate God for this feat. And I want to say big thank you to Nigerians both at home and at the diaspora, all those that supported me and to those that stood by me all these years, I love them all.
“There’ve been ups and downs, but I just want to thank God, it’s been good, it’s been successful all the way, it’s been one feat to another and I want to thank God and every fan that has been there for me.”
He also stated that he has not yet decided when he will retire from the senior national team.