3 February 2013

Nigeria/Cote d'Ivoire: Afcon 2013 - Enyeama, Man of the 1st Match-Ivory Coast 1-2 Nigeria

The goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama is the 'Man' of the match, according to the Africatopsports's team.

He adding been his savings Ivory Coast would have been the one to qualify for the next stage. Also he has been the Captain of the team ever since and he has been able bring his team together, though he was booked for yellow card but he didn't look at that. Through all this effort of he and his squad brought joy to their lovely country, Nigeria.

Since 2002, he has played for the national team of Nigeria. He currently plays for Maccabi Tel Aviv, on loan from Lille OSC, who he signed for in June 2011.

Vincent Enyeama justified claims as one of the best shot-stoppers in football at the moment, with a defiant display to restrict Argentina to a 1-0 win in their Group B 2010 Fifa World Cup match.

Enyeama, who was playing his 56th international for the Super Eagles, made six fine saves, four of them from Lionel Messi, and was the major reason for Nigeria coming so close to almost pinching a draw against the two-time world champions. Despite the loss, he was named Man of the Match and World Player of the Week by chosen Goal.com. Argentine coach Maradona praised him as the reason Lionel Messi was not able to score a goal.

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