Nigerian goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has deactivated his social media account and is reportedly contemplating a break from the Tremendous Eagles amidst heavy criticism.
Nigerians have been vital over Uzoho’s performances in aim for the Tremendous Eagles a scenario that wasn’t helped by 1-1 attracts vs Lesotho and Zimbabwe.
The followers are upset the Omonia Nicosia shots-stopper was crushed by Walter Musona’s 30-yard free-kick within the 1-1 draw vs Zimbabwe on November 19, 2023.
The strained relationship has not gone higher since Uzoho spilled a shot by Thomas Partey in Nigeria’s ill-fated 2022 World Cup playoff loss vs Ghana in March 2022.
Subsequent errors throughout Worldwide pleasant video games, most lately vs Saudi Arabia and Mozambique have led to requires his alternative because the Tremendous Eagles first-choice goalkeeper, a name head coach Jose Peseiro has not yielded to.
After the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, Uzoho’s account on X, @Uzohof, has been taken down.
Amidst heavy criticism , the previous Golden Eaglets goalkeeper is reportedly contemplating happening break from the Tremendous Eagles of Nigeria.
That is in response to an unnamed supply quoted by OWNGOAL who stated the goalkeeper need to tow the trail taken by fellow gaolkeeper Maduka Okoye when he took a break from worldwide duties because of on-line abuse and threats to his life and household.
Uzoho who made his Tremendous Eagles debut in October 2017, is favorite in Peseiro’s plans to man the Tremendous Eagles aim on the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations In Ivory Coast.
If the Omonia Nicosia goalkeepers purported Worldwide break plans occurs, the Tremendous Eagles will flip to Udinese goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye, Isreal primarily based Adebayo Adeleye or home-based goalkeeper, Ojo Olorunleke.
Different choices are Noah Atubolu, Jonathan Rasheed and teenager Arthur Okoronkwo.