Abuja - Wolverhampton
Wanderers goalkeeper Carl Ikeme thought he was being winded up by someone, when
news got to him that he has being called up to the Nigeria senior national
the message and the phone call came I thought someone was winding me up to
start with," He said.
spoke to the coach and it started to make more sense and I realised it was none
of my cousins winding me up or anything like that."
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who is also eligible for England said it was a ‘no-brainer’ to accept the
call-up as he has close ties to Nigeria.
The 29 year
old Wolves man surprisingly dropped for the home game against Hull City on Sunday in favour of Emiliano
Martinez made 33 appearances for the team last season picking up several man of
the match awards and he is expected to challenge Vincent Enyeama for the Eagles
goalkeeping gloves which has been in Enyeama's possession since 2002.