Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho marries long-term girlfriend in Owerri

Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho marries long-term girlfriend in Owerri

- Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has tied the knot with his girlfriend in Imo state

- The wedding ceremony was done on boxing day, December 26, in Owerri

- Francis Uzoho was the Super Eagles first choice goalie at the 2018 World Cup in Russia

Nigeria international Francis Uzoho on Wednesday, December 26, dumped bachelorhood as he married his long-term girlfriend in a colorful wedding ceremony in Owerri, Imo state.

The Super Eagles first choice goalie who just recuperated from an injury was said to have been in a relationship with his lover before he tied the knot on boxing day.

The wedding ceremony according to reports took place at Anglican Cathedral playground, Egbu in Owerri, Imo state.

Super Eagles' duo of Henry Onyekuru and Samuel Kalu were on ground for the wedding of their national teammate.

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Despite not playing a part in the qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup, Francis Uzoho made it to Russia and was the Super Eagles first choice at the championship.

He was in goal for Nigeria against Iceland, Croatia and Argentina as the Super Eagles crashed out in the first round.

Previously, had reported how Super Eagles and Elche goalkeeper Francis Uzoho attacked veteran sports journalist Ken Ochonogor for criticizing him for conceding five times before he was stretched off in 5-1 loss to Cadiz in a Spanish second division clash.

The encounter away from Elche home ground at Estadio Ramón de Carranza on Sunday, saw the Eagles shot-stopper, sustain a rib injury during the match.

And on Monday, November 5, Uzoho headed for medical tests at San Rafael Clinic in Cádiz, where initial observations were not conclusive, but it was confirmed that the Nigerian international did not sustain any fractured bone or broken rib. ( -> We have updated to serve you better

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