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Ex-Super Eagles captain, Enyeama, gets Lille extension

Lille's Vincent ENYEAMA in action during the french championship ligue 1 2013/2014 football match between Montpellier HSC and Lille OSC on October 19, 2013 in Montpellier, France. Photo Sylvain Thomas / DPPI

Ex-Super Eagles captain and Lille’s goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, has extended his contract with the northern French club by two years until 2019.

The 33-year-old was a key member of the Lille team that this season finished fifth in Ligue 1, ensuring a place in the preliminary qualifying round for the Europa League.

In conceding just 27 goals, Lille enjoyed the league’s second best defence after runaway champions Paris Saint-Germain.

Enyeama retired from international duty last year after having won a Nigerian record 101 caps.


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