Daniel Akpeyi And Kaizer Chiefs Teammates Reach CAF Champions League Final

Daniel Akpeyi And Kaizer Chiefs Teammates Reach CAF Champions League Final

  • Kaizer Chiefs have qualified for the final of the CAF Champions League on Saturday, June 25 edging Wydad Casablanca
  • Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi produced superb performance in the semifinal second leg game for his side
  • Al Ahly of Egypt who are the defending champions will tackle Esperance of Tunisia in the second semifinal

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South African giants Kaizer Chiefs have qualified for the final of the CAF Champions League after edging Wydad Casablanca in the semifinals with Super Eagles goalie Daniel Akpeyi the man of the match.

CAF Champions League is known as the biggest football competition in Africa and Daniel Akpeyi and his teammates will now be looking forward towards winning the title.

Akpeyi was handed a surprise start by Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter following an injury to Bruce Bvuma and the Nigerian repaid his coach’s trust by making seven big saves.

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Daniel Akpeyi.
Daniel Akpeyi in action for the Super Eagles of Nigeria. Photo: GIUSEPPE CACACE
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As things stand presently, Daniel Akpeyi and his teammates at Kaizer Chiefs will be waiting for the result between Al Ahly and Esperance of Tunisia to know who to play in the final.

Akpeyi began his career with Gabros International F.C. and was promoted to the first team in 2005, but moved to Nasarawa United F.C. in January 2007.

Since 2015, Daniel Akpeyi has featured in 18 games for the Super Eagles and was among the players who finished third at the 2019 African Cup of Nations Championship in Egypt.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how the governor of Lagos state Babajide Sanwo-Olu clocked 56 on Friday, June 25 as family, friends and well-wishers have continued to throng the Lagos House to celebrate - as sighted on Facebook.

Among guests are Nigerian footballers Odion Ighalo and Kelechi Iheanacho who are back in the country following the conclusion of a hectic season.

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Ighalo helped his Saudi Arabian side Al-Shabab finish second in the Pro League, while Iheanacho inspired Leicester City to finish fifth at the just concluded Premier League season.

The stars are currently spending their vacation in Lagos and have continued to mingle with family, friends and associates.

Sanwo-Olu, in a feat of elation and joy, made some amazing dance moves as his show of gratitude to God for sparing his life and making him fulfill destiny.

The governor has embraced a life of service, and a heart of compassion and empathy towards humanity.

Source: Legit

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