Former Super Eagles Captain Vincent Enyeama extends contract with Lille

Nigerian goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has extended his deal with French club Lille by two years tying the former Super Eagles skipper to the club until 2019.

Vincent Enyeama replaced Steve Elaana as Lille’s first choice goalkeeper in 2013 and has made 130 appearances for the club in all competitions.

The 33-year-old whose previous deal ran until next year says he is very settled at Stade Pierre-Mauroy.

“I am very happy to extend my contract with Lille, a club I call home,” Enyeama told BBC Sport.

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With 17 clean sheets from 35 league games this season Lille official Jean-Michel Van Damme is delighted to tie the Nigerian down to a new deal.

“Vincent is an exceptional lad both on and off the field,” said Van Damme.

“To continue to work with a player of his calibre and a man of his quality is something fantastic for the club.”

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