WOLFSBURG, GERMANY - OCTOBER 02: Vincent Enyeama of Lille shouts during the UEFA Europa League match between VfL Wolfsburg and LOSC Lille at the Volkswagen Arena on October 2, 2014 in Wolfsburg, Germany. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Vincent Enyeama hasn’t played a professional match in almost two years, but he says he’s ready to go back into the game.

Former Nigeria captain Vincent Enyeama hasn’t played professionally since April 2017.

The last time he suits up as a goalkeeper was in April 2017 for Lille, he was released in August of this year.

“I have put the past behind me as I continue to train and hoping to make a positive return,” Enyeama was quoted by All Africa.

“I’ve received some offers in Israel and Turkey. But at this stage in life, I want to make family a priority when I need to make a move because they are very settled here in France.”


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“The way I play football is with a smile and I would love to do that knowing my family is happy and settled,” he added.

“Despite his age and his time away from the game, Enyeama says he his not ready to stop playing yet.”

“Goalkeepers have a long lifespan in football and I believe I still have so much to offer,” he insisted.

“I’d be the first to stop when I know I cannot give my best. I continue to train at home hoping for the best.”