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Super Eagles forgotten goalkeeper Alampasu makes first competitive appearance in 18 months

Dele Alampasu

Super Eagles forgotten man, Dele Alampasu has finally played a competitive game, after making his debut for Latvian top side Ventipls, in yesterday’s in 3-1 away victory over Spartaks Jurmala at the 2.500 capacity Sloka Stadium.

The 2013 FIFA U17 world Cup winner and golden gloves winner joined Latvian side FK Ventspils from Portuguese side CD Feirense on the February 13, 2020, signing a three deal that will keep him at the club until December 2022.

Since the return of football in Latvia on June 6, he has been listed in four matchday squads, made the bench thrice, and started once. He will be hoping for more game opportunities having been limited to 5 appearances for CD Feirense main team and CD Feirense Sub-23 in Portugal.

FK Ventipils currently occupy 2nd place after 4 match days with 7 points accrued, they also have another Nigerian player and former international on their payroll, striker Christian Pygabara, who his yet to score after 3 games.

Alampasu, 23 will be hoping to get a look in by Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, having made his debut under the gaffer in an international friendly against Togo on June 1, 2017, at 20 years, 5 months and 8 days old.


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