Daniel Akpeyi named Absa Premier League player of the month of October

Daniel Akpeyi named Absa Premier League player of the month of October

- Daniel Akpeyi has been named the player of the month of October in Absa Premier League

- The Super Eagles goalie has been superb this year for club and country

- His club Kaizer Chiefs are currently occupying first position on the League standings

Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has been named the player of the month of October in the South African League following his superb performances this season.

Daniel Akpeyi has been superb for his club Kaizer Chiefs this season in South Africa as the side are currently topping the table with 31 points after 12 games.

Mamelodi Sundowns who are the reigning champions are occupying second position on the log with 21 points.

The South African Premier League body took to their official social media account on Thursday, November 28, to announce Daniel Akpeyi as the winner of the award.

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"It is a big surprise to me but it also shows the importance of putting effort forward in whatever you do. I give credit to the technical team who have been patient with me.

"I'm settling in, I'm taking each game as it comes. Khune is a good keeper, I'm just grateful for the opportunity from the coach.

''It's a healthy competition in that department (keeper). I'm just happy to be improving all the time,'' Daniel Akpeyi explained.

Daniel Akpeyi was the Super Eagles first choice goalkeeper at the 2019 African Cup of Nations in South Africa where Nigeria won bronze medal in Egypt.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Daniel Akpeyi, Super Eagles and Kaizer Chiefs shot-stopper, denied claims that he used 'black magic' otherwise known as 'Juju' among locals during Nigeria vs South Africa quarter final clash of 2019 AFCON.

The Nigerian international, who was called out on social media for ‘rubbing’ the match ball severally against Bafana Bafana, with claims he was carrying out carrying out a pre-match superstition has vehemently denied such moves.

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