Afcon: I’m not the Special One – Enyeama

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Super Eagles goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama yesterday added a lighter side to the 2-1 win of the Super Eagles over the Ivorians, when he said that he didnot consider himself as the Special One.

Enyeama played down talks about his record of never losing in any quarterfinal match at the Afcon he has appeared in.

Nigeria's players celebrate at the end of the African Cup of Nation 2013 quarter final football match Ivory Coast vs Nigeria, on February 3, 2013 in Rustenburg. Nigeria won 2-1. AFP PHOTO

Nigeria’s players celebrate at the end of the African Cup of Nation 2013 quarter final football match Ivory Coast vs Nigeria, on February 3, 2013 in Rustenburg. Nigeria won 2-1. AFP PHOTO

The 30-year-old goalkeeper when asked about his record of never losing in the quarterfinal of the Afcon he said: “I don’t know how it happens as I’m not the Special One.”

He further said: “I can only thank God for all of the achievements as I don’t care about statistics.” The former Enyimba goalie has made more than 70 appearances for Nigeria since his debut in 2002.

Enyeama is expected to continue in goal for Nigeria when they face Mali in the semifinals.

 

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