Ikechukwu Ezenwa

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Ikechukwu Vincent Ezenwa (born 16 October 1988) is a Nigerian football goalkeeper who currently plays for [Katsina United in Nigerian Premier League ]]

Club career

He began his football professional career with Ocean Boys F.C. before moved to Heartland F.C. in July 2008. He moved to Ifeanyi Ubah in 2016. Contract End in 2017. He has then completed a move to Enyimba International F.C.

International career

He was a member of the Nigeria U-23 at the 2008 Summer Olympics, featuring in the qualifier games. He got the call up to the Nigeria Super Eagles in 2015 under the authority of Coach Sunday Oliseh. Following the injury of Nigeria's first choice goalkeeper Carl Ikeme he was called up to be part of the squad in the World cup and Nations cup qualifications by Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr and given the number 1 jersey replacing Ikeme as first choice goalkeeper of the Super Eagles.

Ezenwa showed some class of keeping during Nigeria's back to back matches against the ‘indomitable lions’ of Cameroon in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. In May 2018 he was named in Nigeria’s preliminary 30 man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

 

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