Golden Eaglets to Face MK Dons’ U15s

Golden Eaglets to Face MK Dons’ U15s

The Golden Eaglets will take on the U15 side of English Championship side MK Dons who are coming to Nigeria on a training tour.

This was disclosed by MK Dons on its official website on Thursday.

The club stated they will play two friendly games against Nigeria's U17s, the Golden Eaglets while in Nigeria and also meet with President Muhammadu Buhari.

They also informed that they will be coming with the Nigerian duo of David Kasumu and Seyi Olukayode for the games.

According to the site: "Dons schoolboys David Kasumu and Seyi Olukayode have been called up for a Nigeria Under-15s training camp.

"The duo, along with other Nigerian-eligible players based in the UK, will travel to Abuja on Sunday 26th July to form a UK Soaring Eaglets team." 

"During their camp, the squad will play two friendly matches with the Nigerian Under-17s side – the Golden Eaglets – at the 60,491 capacity Abuja National Stadium. They will also meet President Muhammadu Buhari, as well as take a tour of the city. 

"Kasumu and Olukayode will then return to the Dons for pre-season training on the Sunday. 

"The pair become the first two Academy players recognised internationally since the end of last season." 

The friendly games will serve as preparation for the Golden Eaglets who will take part at this year's FIFA U17 World Cup holding in Chile.

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