Nigerian Goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama has played in a competitive match for French side Lille after almost 8 months out.
Ex-Super Eagles Captain, Vincent Enyeama has featured in a competitive match for his club side Lille for the first time in over 7 months.
The goalie has been on the sidelines since April this year.
Enyeama filed out for the Lille U-18 side in a 3-1 win over Croix in the French fourth tier.
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The long-serving goalkeeper has been the side undisputed number one between the sticks until he sustained a long-term knee injury in April and on recovery was frozen out of the first team by the former manager, Marcelo Bielsa.
The former EnyimbaFC of Aba ‘keeper is now back to full fitness after the knee surgery.
In a celebratory mood after the win with the age-grade Lille side, Enyeama posted a picture on Twitter of himself in the team’s dressing room with the following caption:
“God has been so faithful. 7 months and some weeks, God has taken me up. I had my 1st game.I want to thank everyone that worked for this day to happen.God bless you all.”
Recently, there have been talks that the former Super eagles’ goaltender might be recalled to the squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.