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Akpeyi: I don’t believe I am Kaizer Chiefs' first choice goalkeeper

The 35-year-old concedes he has counted himself lucky to acquire a beginning spot for Amakhosi in seven straight first class coordinates.Davids says they expect <a class=Akpeyi to be in goal for Chiefs against Pirates‚ not Khune"/>

Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has conceded he doesn't really accept that he is the current best option for the Premier Soccer League monsters. 

The 35-year-old Nigeria overseer has figured out how to play seven straight counterparts for Amakhosi in the first class this season. Against Maritzburg United in their last association task, he kept his 50th PSL clean sheet. 

At the point when the new season started off, the initial four games saw Chiefs lean toward either Bruce Bvuma or Brandon Peterson yet he has been the best option from that point forward. 

Akpeyi has now conceded he generally views himself as lucky to play these days regardless of Chiefs having a strong goalkeeping office which likewise incorporates veteran caretaker Itumeleng Khune. 

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In case somebody would let me know that I am the No.1 manager, I would request that he reword that. I'm only one of the four extraordinary attendants at the club whos been given chances of late. We have a strong goalkeeping office, Akpeyi said as cited by Sowetan. 

I view myself as lucky to play nowadays yet again that doesnt mean I am agreeable and loose. Tomorrow it tends to be another person whos playing, so I am not the No.1 by any means. 

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Akpeyi, who showed up in the PSL from Nigerian side Warri Wolves and finished paperwork for Chippa United in 2015, likewise accepts he ought to have all the more spotless sheets in the first class. 

'I would say that is certainly not a decent record' 

I had some familiarity with this achievement through a companion yesterday. I would say to myself that it's anything but a decent record. In however much I think its great to keep this measure of clean sheets, I figure I ought to have kept more than 50, Akpeyi proceeded. 

In front of the groups association match against AmaZulu at FNB Stadium on Wednesday, Akpeyi is foreseeing an intense game against the Benni McCarthy-drove side. Akpeyi named man of the match in <a class=Kaizer Chiefs&#39; win vs Baroka"/>

AmaZulu have been a respectable side in the beyond couple of months, so beating them would require us to accompany our A-game. It wont be simple at everything except were prepared to battle, Akpeyi closed. 

The shot-plug oversaw 92 association games at Chippa and kept 32 clean sheets before he moved to Chiefs where he has kept 19 clean sheets from 52 matches.

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