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Enyeama joins Africa’s ‘big boys’

26 March 2015, 10:13

Lagos - Nigeria captain and goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama earned his 100th cap on Wednesday but the Ugandans spoiled the party for the Lille LOSC custodian as the Super Eagles suffered a 1-0 loss at the Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo, Supersport reports.

Enyeama became the 23rd African and only the second Nigerian men's footballer to reach the magic 100-mark of appearances.

The Lille goalkeeper now joins an exclusive list that boasts Ahmed Hassan, Hossam Hassan, Essam El-Hadary, Rigobert Song, Ibrahim Hassan, Hany Ramzy, Didier Zokora, Geremi, Samuel Eto'o and Kolo Toure, who have 100 or more caps for their countries.

Also read: Yobo hails Enyeama ahead 100th cap

Others with 100 caps plus are Noureddine Naybet, Abdel-Zaher El-Saqua, Wael Gomaa, Ahmed El-Kass, Aaron Mokoena, Joseph Musonda, Radhi Jaidi, Ahmed Fathi, Nader El-Sayed, Didier Drogba, Elijah Tana and former Nigerian captain Joseph Yobo.

But the 32-year-old was left with a bitter pill to swallow after achieving the milestone in his hometown in Akwa Ibom.

Read more at Supersport.

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