Daniel Akpeyi has hit out at his critics for criticizing him for his club’s CAF Champions League final defeat to Al Ahly of Egypt on Saturday.
Akpeyi was in goals as Al Ahly defeated the Glamour Boys 3-0 to lift the competition for the 10th time in their history.
The 32-year-old Super Eagles goalkeeper however got some sticks from critics who felt, he could have prevented one of the goals from going in.
Reacting to the comments , Akpeyi says he could careless about what some people make of his performance, and insisted he has the backing of his club, coaches, fans and players.
“Their debate back home does not mean anything to me neither Kaizer Chief. Maybe, they only hear the scores and did not watch the game, and as usual they are hoping that it’s my fault so that they can have bad report about me to help their clients.”
“I got accolades from many people and our supporters who watched the match. They rated me as the outstanding goalkeeper. I guess those people who are blaming me for the goals might be looking for their story as usual, but I am not interested in what they say. I am sure they did not watch the match.” he told The Guardian.
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