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Enyeama Named Among The World’s Best Goalkeeper

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)

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)

former goal tender  has been named among the in the world  for the 2015/16 season by the Swiss-based CIES Football Observatory. Enyeama whose illustrious career ended with the as a result of a face-off with former coach Sunday Ogochukwu Oliseh.

The number of goals conceded per match, number of minutes per goal, number of passes per match, number of saves per match, number of saves per goal conceded and the percentage of saves were the parameter used in rating the keepers.

The 33-year-old was placed sixth behind illustrious goalkeepers like Manuel Neuer of Bayern Munich, Jan Oblak of Atletico Madrid, Gianluigi Buffon of Juventus, Kevin Trapp of PSG and Claudio Bravo of Barcelona.

Coming behind Enyeama on the list are Tottenham’s Hugo Lloris, Alphonse Areola of Villareal, Keylor Navas of Real Madrid and Pepe Reina of Napoli in the list of 10. The Nigerian missed out on winning silverware with Lille this season as they lost 2-1 to PSG in Saturday’s French Cup final.

Source: The Vanguard

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