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Super Eagles goalkeeper Ezenwa joins Heartland in the NPFL

Nigeria Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has joined Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club Heartland in a two year deal, eight years after leaving the team.

Ezenwa was with the Naze Millionaires for three years after joining them from Ocean Boys in 2008.In his first spell at the Owerri Club,Ezenwa was on the squad that played in the final of the 2010 CAF Champions league.

Since leaving Heartland in 2011, Ezenwa has had successful stints with a handful of other NPFL teams including Sunshine Stars and Enyimba   before lately pitching tent with Katsina United where he was all through last season.

Despite failing to get a move abroad, Ezenwa has consistently been a part of the Nigeria national team set-up; making it to the last Fifa World Cup in Russia  and also the 2019  Africa Cup of Nations  where he was in action in the final group game against Madagascar.

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