2-year-old son of Super Eagles star shows incredible goalkeeping skills

2-year-old son of Super Eagles star shows incredible goalkeeping skills

- Daniel Akpeyi's son Jason could one day man the post for Nigeria like his father

- The youngster has already started showing flashes of brilliance during training sessions with his old man

- Jason Akpeyi made an incredible dive to stop a ball his dad kicked towards him

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Daniel Akpeyi's son sent social media into a frenzy after displaying incredible goalkeeping skills while training with his father.

Prince Jason Akpeyi who was born in Port Elizabeth in July 2018 was filmed making a dive after the Super Eagles shot-stopped kicked a ball towards him.

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Dressed in full goalkeeper's gear, the youngster waited for the ball to hit his leg before making a stretchy dive into the air.

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Daniel Akpeyi during Nigeria's 2019 AFCON match against Cameroon in Egypt. Photo : Ulrik Pedersen / Icon Sport
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The action was however amusing to the 34-year-old and everyone around as they burst into laughter in the garden.

Not too long after, Jason's reflexes were on point as he confidently caught the ball his father kicked towards him with both hands and that got him clapping accolades from those who had laughed at him earlier.

Meanwhile, the former Warri Wolves number one was instrumental to Kaizer Chiefs' away win against Cape Town City earlier this weekend.

The 2016 Rio Olympics bronze medal winner made crucial saves that helped the away team claim maximum points at the end of the game.

He has now recorded five clean sheets across competitions for the Premier League Soccer side in 10 appearances so far this campaign - conceding nine goals in the process.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen is today Africa's most expensive footballer following his move to Italian League side Napoli in the summer of 2020.

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The 21-year-old was a standout performer during the FIFA U17 World Cup in 2015 after scoring record 10 goals to help the Golden Eaglets win their fifth title in Chile.

He quickly became the toast of every club with Arsenal among the top clubs looking to secure his services, but the youngster decided to move to Germany afterward.

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