The former Chippa United shot-stopper will
remain at Amakhosi for the next two seasons
following his impressive displays this season
Nigerian goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has signed a new
two-year deal with Kaizer Chiefs.
The Nigeria international has been with Amakhosi for a
year now, and he’s currently the club’s No.1 keeper
ahead of Itumeleng Khune.
On Wednesday, a source within the Chiefs camp told
Naijawavez that Akpeyi would be handed a two-year deal
with an option to renew for another year.Akpeyi’s current deal with the club was set to come to an end of June 30 and he was told not to worry about
his immediate future by the club.
Soon after Goal broke the news, Chiefs took to their
social media platforms to announce the deal.We are pleased to announce that goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi who joined Chiefs in January 2019 has earned himself a two-year contract
extension to June 2022. The 33-year-old shot-stopper was brought in by Ernest
Middendorp in January 2019 as Chiefs were struggling
in the goalkeeping department without Khune.
Akpeyi had a shaky start to his career at Naturena, and
his first six months at the club were met with huge
criticism as some fans wanted the club to release him.
However, he proved his doubters wrong this term and
helped Chiefs top the standings with his fantastic
displays in between the sticks.
The lanky shot-stopper has featured 18 times across all
competitions for the Glamour Boys thus far, keeping
eight clean sheets and conceding 15 goals in the