Ike Sorunmu, former Super Eagles’ goalkeeper, has advised coach Gernot Rohr, to allow more competition for first choice, Francis Uzoho, in the team.
The former Besiktas shot-stopper said the team’s goalkeeping position should be thrown open for invited goalkeepers.
However, the former goalkeeper trainer of the team noted that Uzoho should be encouraged, so as not to feel demoralized, but understand the importance of continuous hard work.
“The only thing advice to Rohr is to encourage him to allow competition for Uzoho. He should make the position open, rather than anyone feeling that the shirt is permanent. It should be done in a way that he would not be demoralized, but make him see that it is to encourage competition for the position,” Shorunmu said.
The 50-year-old made 36 appearances for the Super Eagles between 1992 and 2002.
Uzoho, 19, was included in the 24-man list released by Rohr on Friday, for the upcoming AFCON qualifier against Seychelles on September 8.
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