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2 foreign-based players to arrive in Flying Eagles camp Jan. 16


ABUJA – Two foreign-based players, Musa Yahaya and Chidera Eze, have confirmed their dates of arrival at the training camp of the Nigerian under-20 male football team, the Flying Eagles.
In a statement issued by the team’s Media Officer, Samm Audu, on Wednesday, team secretary Auwal Ibrahim disclosed that Yahaya has said he would join the camp by Jan. 16.
He said the Tottenham Hotspur’s youth team forward said this would be after he would have finished playing in an invitational tournament in Malaysia involving his England-based team.
“On the other hand, Eze who features for the youth team of FC Porto in Portugal has said he would join the team’s Kaduna training camp on Jan. 15,’’ Ibrahim said in the statement.
It said Flying Eagles’ head coach Manu Garba had already given a Jan. 15 deadline for all invited foreign-based professionals to join the squad.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
Ibrahim further disclosed that he expected to get confirmation on the arrival of the Manchester City FC pair of Kelechi Iheanacho and Chidiebere Nwakali.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
“We will also get information about the arrival of Slovakia-based Moses Simon and Kingsley Madu later this week,’’ he said.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nigerian under-20s are slated to feature in an expanded Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super 4 Tournament.
The Super 4 will have also as participants the Nigerian under-23 team, league champions Kano Pillars FC, Enyimba International, Warri Wolves and Dolphins.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”8″]
NAN reports that the competition is expected to begin on Jan. 22 in Abuja.
The Flying Eagles are then expected to depart for an overseas training camp ahead of the 2015 African Youth Championship (AYC), which kicks off in Senegal on March 8.
The Flying Eagles are drawn in Group A along with host nation, Cote d’Ivoire and Congo.(NAN)

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