Europe best: Enyeama rated 6th, outshines Navas, Lloris


Former Super Eagles Vincent Enyeama has been rated the sixth best goalkeeper in Europe by the Swiss-based CIES Football Observatory for his superlative performance with his French club Lille OSC in the 2015/16 season thereby outshine top rated keepers such as , Keylor Navas of Real Madrid and Tottenham’s Hugo Lloris.

The ex-Eagles captain is rated behind Manuel Neuer (Bayern Munich), Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid), Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus), Kevin Trapp (PSG), Claudio Bravo (Barcelona) and he is the only African on the top 10 list.

Other players behind Enyeama include Alphonse Areola of Villareal and Pepe Reina of Napoli, who all made the list of top 10 shot stoppers across Europe’s top Leagues.

Meanwhile, Vincent Enyeama will compete with with Steve Mandanda (Olympique Marseille), Salvatore Sirigu (Paris Saint Germain) and Stephane Ruffier (Saint-Ettiene) for the Ligue 1 golden glove award as well as being nominated for the Ligue 1 Team of the Year Award.

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