Ex-Super Eagles star's son wins prestigious award after following his father's footsteps to become a goalie

Ex-Super Eagles star's son wins prestigious award after following his father's footsteps to become a goalie

- Dele Ayenugba's son Daniel was given the golden gloves award in a youth competition

- The former Super Eagles goalie also won Champions League and four league titles

- The 37-year-old played 17 times for Nigeria within the period of 2005 and 2015

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Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Dele Ayenugba's son Daniel is gradually getting into his father's shoes after winning an award.

Daniel was handed the golden gloves as the best goalkeeper in a local under-age competition recently held in Nigeria.

The young lad's photo appeared on Twitter while posing with the plaque as the best shot-stopper in the Ramat Cup.

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Meanwhile, Ayenugba is currently number one in Nigerian Professional League side Kwara United.

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The 37-year-old started his career with Kwara Stars before joining Enyimba where he won the CAF Champions in 2003 and 2004.

Ex-Super Eagles star's son wins prestigious award after following his father's footsteps to become a goalie
Daniel Ayenugba son wins prestigious award after following his father's footsteps to become a goalie. Photo by Pius Utomi Ekpei
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Ayenugba spent his entire career in Europe in the Israeli league with Bnei Yehuda, Hapoel Ashkelon, Hapoel Iksal and Hapoel Afula.

The veteran goalkeeper made 17 appearances for the Super Eagles between 2005 and 2015.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that it was celebration galore for Nigerians after the Super Eagles narrowly defeated Benin by a lone goal in an AFCON qualifier to cement their status as winners in Group L, Twitter.

The three-time African champions had already booked their place in the AFCON 2022 tournament slated for Cameroon.

Maduka Okoye who kept a clean sheet in the game on his fifth cap for the national team showed he is an authentic Nigerian.

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The 21-year-old shot-stopper sang Davido's hit song 'The Best' which featured Mayorkun while he was cruising on a boat back to the shores of the country after the win over the Squirrels.

Legit.ng also reported that wife of Kwara United winger Lucas Alves who is a Brazilian has expressed her love for Nigerian food eba and egusi claiming that she loves taking the meal since arriving Nigeria.

Kwara United who are top Nigerian Professional League side signed Brazilian winger Lucas Alves before the start of the ongoing League season and was impressive in pre-season games.

Lucas Alves joined Kwara United few months after getting married and his wife had to travel down to Nigeria so as to be with her husband in Ilorin which is the capital of Kwara state.

Source: Legit Newspaper

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