By Izuchukwu Okosi:
Nigeria’s U-17 national team, the Golden Eaglets will not break training camp till their final qualifier for the CAF U17 Championship against Gabon in September, officials have said.
The Eaglets thumped DR Congo 4-0 on Sunday to advance to the final qualifier 5-0 on aggregate.
Acting president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mike Umeh, says he has approved the request of coach Emmanuel Amuneke for the team to stay back in camp till their final qualifying match in September.
“We understand the challenges, but be rest assured that we would continue with your camping in Calabar,” Umeh says..
Meanwhile, media officer of the team, Morankiyo Abodurin while speaking with Completesportsnigeria.com hails the eagerness of the players to improve their game.
“The players are level-headed and keen to learn new things everyday.
“We are proud of their efforts so far, but there is still some work to be done. The boys are in good spirit,” Morankiyo enthuses.