Super Eagles Goalkeeper Is 19: See People's Reaction To His Age
Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho, is one of the youngest in the team.
He was born on 28 October 1998.
Francis made the final list of the squad that will fly the green-white-green flag of the oil-rich African nation.
The Super Eagles goalkeeper conceded two goals in the last game of the Super Eagles against the Three Lions of England on Saturday.
After he made the list of the final squad for the world cup, he was celebrated on Twitter.
But there is another side to a tweet that celebrated him.
People had issues believing that the Super Eagles goalkeeper is 19 years and they did not hold words back in expressing this lack of belief in his age.
There is something many do not know about the player though that could give more insight into his real age.
He was Born in Nwangele, a Local Government Area of Imo State and he joined Qatari Aspire Academy in 2013 at the age of 14.
Francis was initially a forward, but was converted into a goalkeeper after being deemed "too slow" at the age of 12.
Uzoho represented Nigeria under-17 at the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup. Aged only 14, he was an immediate backup to Dele Alampasu.
Here is a tweet about the Super Eagles goalkeeper's age and then then reactions that followed.
After this tweet, reactions poured in like rain, and every one of them expressed doubts that was his real age.