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Chippa United Celebrate South African League’s Sole Russia 2018 Player Akpeyi

Chippa United Celebrate South African League’s Sole Russia 2018 Player Akpeyi

By Adeboye Amosu:

Absa Premiership club Chippa United have acknowledged Daniel Akpeyi as the only player from the South African top flight that will participate at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.

The goalkeeper was named in Nigeria’s 23-man squad for the mundial by head coach Gernot Rohr on Sunday.

Two other goalkeepers, Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Francis Uzoho, are also on the list

“CUFC shotstopper, Daniel Akpeyi, has been named in the Official 23-man World Cup Squad. ⚽⚽⚽ He is the only PSL player participating in the 2018 World Cup. #RussiaWorldCup #PrideOfTheEasternCape,” reads a tweet on the club’s official website on Monday.

Akpeyi made only one appearance for the Super Eagles during the qualifiers.

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