Dolphins FC of Port Harcourt forwards Christian Pyagbara and Tony Alegbe have joined the camp of the Nigerian U20 national side, the Flying Eagles who are preparing for the 2015 African Youth Championship in Senegal.
According to a release by the media officer of Dolphins FC, China Acheru, both players will team up with the winners of the Super-6 tournament on the request of the coaching crew of the Flying Eagles led by Manu Garba.
Victor Alegbe signed for Dolphins last season from Wikki Tourist and Christian Pyagbara who was at Sharks last year is on the verge of joining the CAF Confederation Cup campaigners.
The Dolphins’ media release made available to Completesportsnigeria.com stated:
“After an above average showing at the Super 4, both players caught the eyes of the Flying Eagles (U20 team) coaches who requested that they stay back to join their team.
“Pyagbara scored one goal for Dolphins at the Super-6, in the 4-1 loss to the Flying Eagles while Victor Alegbe did not get a goal.”
Meanwhile, Dolphins returned to Port Harcourt on Monday but did go to their Elekahia Estate camp.
The team are at the Greater Port Harcourt City where they camped before the Super 4 to continue their preparations for next weeks’ game in the CAF Confederation Cup against Leonas Vegetarianos of Equatorial Guinea.