Nigerian Players abroad Kaiser Chiefs Confirms Akpeyi Will Not Play Again This Season

Super Eagles goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi has been ruled out for the South Africa Absa Premiership due to injury he sustained on Sunday.

Akpeyi was stretchered off the pitch following a concussion on Sunday game between Kaizer Chiefs and Bidvest Wits.

The former Warri Wolves goalkeeper decisively dealt with a corner kick but was kicked by a Bidvest player in the stoppage time of the first half.

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He was replaced by Bvuma as Kaizer Chiefs went on to loss 1-0.

The club in a statement confirmed that their goalkeeper will no longer be involved in action with two games left to end the 2019-2020 Absa Premiership season.

Africa Top Sports learnt from as statement on the club official website that the medical team will continue to monitor his recovery process.

“Daniel Akpeyi suffered a concussion on Sunday against Wits. 

“He is ruled out for the next two matches. The medical team will continue monitoring his recovery process.

“We wish him a speedy recovery. #Amakhosi4Life.”

Akpeyi’s joined the Chiefs in 2019 and following injury suffered by first choice goalkeeper, Khune, he stepped up to the task.

He has remained the first choice goalie despite Khune’s return.

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