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Uzoho ready for new Cypriot First Division season

.Intensifies training

Super Eagles and APOEL Nicosia goalkeeper Francis Uzoho continues his road to recovery ahead of the 2020/2021 Cypriot First Division season scheduled to start on August 21st, reports.

The Nigeria international recently returned to training after suffering a ligament injury back in October during Super Eagles’ international friendly outing against five-time world champions Brazil in Singapore. He had since been sidelined from action after undergoing successful surgery.

The former Elche goalkeeper uploaded a picture from his training sesseion on his verified Instagram account with the caption, “Eyes on the ball. IN CHRIST ALONE”.

APOEL will begin their campaign in the league by hosting Karmiotissa Pano Polemidion at the Neo GSP and Uzoho will be hoping to be available in the early stages of the season.

APOEL will also be participating in the 2020-21 Europa League first qualifying round after they finished third on the league table before the Cypriot First Division was declared null and void because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Last month, the 21-year-old completed his move to the Cypriot outfit on a three-year deal from Spanish second division club Deportivo La Coruna.

The Super Eagles goalkeeper, who has spent the last 18 months in Cyprus, penned a permanent contract that will keep him with the Legend until May 2023.

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