FIFA Honours Vincent Enyeama In Ultimate Team Of The Week


Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, on Tuesday was listed in FIFA Ultimate Team of the Week.

Enyeama, who plays for Lille, a football club in France, has been in superb form for Les Dogues, making 49 saves in 25 matches this season.

The Lille Metropole goalkeeper was picked as the goalkeeper for the Week 24 Team by the football body. Enyeama has been in impressive form for the club this season helping them to stay 15th in the French Ligue 1.

This is the first time 33-year-old Enyeama will be included in the team of the best 23 players in the major leagues, he was presented with the plaque on Tuesday.

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The former Nigerian captain expressed his excitement over his FIFA 16 Ultimate Team of the Week plaque on his Instagram page;

“This is how goodness and mercy will follow you all this month of March. First day of the month; FIFA got me a trophy for hard work, dedication, success. Merci FIFA. I want to wish everyone reading this message a wonderful month of March. God did it for me. God will do it for us,” he said.

Others who made the FIFA 16 Ultimate Team of the Week alongside Enyeama are; defenders Jetro Willems of PSV, Miguel Layún of FC Porto, Miranda of Inter Milan and Morales of Levante UD.

The midfielders in the team are Mahmoud Dahoud of Borussia M’gladbach, Thomas Müller of Bayern München and Hans Vanaken of Club Brugge.

The strikers are Carlos Tévez of Boca Juniors, Edin Džeko of AS Roma and Zlatan Ibrahimović of Paris Saint-Germain.

Just a few days back Enyeama was reported to have ruled out any possibility of a return to the Super Eagles despite the recent resignation of Sunday Oliseh as the team coach.

The celebrated goalkeeper, had declared he wouldn’t be revisiting his decision. Enyeama retired from the Nigerian team following an altercation he had with Oliseh which saw him being dethroned as the captain of the Super Eagles.

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