Daniel Akpeyi grateful to be alive after suffering concussion

Daniel Akpeyi grateful to be alive after suffering concussion

- Daniel Akpeyi has thanked fans for showing him support during his llengeshealth cha

- The Super Eagles shot-stopper was involved in a collision during a league match

- Akpeyi has been ruled out for the rest of the season for the Amakhosi

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Daniel Akpeyi has expressed his gratitude to fans for their support after suffering a concussion during Kaizer Chiefs' match against Bidvest Wits.

The Nigerian international collided with a player in an attempt to punch the ball during a Premier Soccer League match and he collapsed to the ground.

Daniel Akpeyi grateful to be alive after suffering concussion

Daniel Akpeyi grateful to be alive after suffering concussion. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Akpeyi was attended to buy the medical team stretchered off just before half time but the goalkeeper is now recovering and has vowed to come back to the pitch a stronger.

It is understood that the current Super Eagles number one shot-stopper will be out of action for the Amakhosi for the rest of the season.

“To pray is to be in constant fellowship with God, and to be sensitive to the spirit. I win all the time no matter what.I feel so honored by everyone who showed concern and deep love for my recovery, I’m perfect beyond words now.God bless you all #iamamiracle #thegoalstillstands,” Akpeyi tweeted.

The former Warri Wolves and Chippa United goalkeeper 25 league appearances for Kaizer Chiefs this season.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Super Eagles' goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi is now on the verge of being out of action for a long term after suffering an injury while playing for his club Kaizer Chiefs against Bidvest Wits.

Daniel Akpeyi and his teammates at Kaizer Chiefs suffered a 1-0 defeat against Wits in the South African Premier League encounter on Sunday, August 30.

But the Nigerian goalkeeper did not finish the match with Kaizer Chiefs after suffering an injury in the 43rd minute following a collision with Mxolisi Macuphu.

Legit.ng had also reported that Ola Aina could be making a return back to England as newly-promoted Premier League side Fulham want his services, Complete Sports reports.

It is understood that the Nigerian international could join the Cottagers on loan from Serie A side Torino this summer.

The report further added that Fulham boss Scott Parker wants a versatile defender in his squad for the coming season and the 23-year-old is his best option.

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