The green light required for former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama to return to the squad ahead of Nigeria’s first game against the Chipolopolo of Zambia on October 9, has been secured following an approval by chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) not to stop him.
Sportinglife gathered from those who should know at the Glasshouse on Sunday night that Enyeama is free to return to the team if the Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr invites him for the first game against Zambia, in spite of the fact that he was dismissed from the team’s camp after a shouting match with Sunday Oliseh.
One of the federation’s top shots told Sportinglife in a terse text message on Sunday that: “I think the coach can use his discretion. Vincent Enyeama, no doubt is a fantastic goalkeeper. If the coach feels he needs him, the federation will gladly welcome him.
Asked what would happen to the captaincy band being worn by Chelsea FA of England’s midfield pearl, John Mikel Obi, the NFF chief wrote: “Also the discretion of the coach. He knows how to manage egos of players.” The Nation