Tottenham Hotspur trainee Musa Yahaya will not be available to practice with Nigeria’s Under 20 national team, the Flying Eagles, when the camp resumes on December 27.
The Muntunchi Football Academy product has been selected to represent Spurs in two tournaments in the United States and Malaysia later this month, which has ruled him out of the training camp organized by the Nigeria Federation.
Foreign based professionals like Kelechi Iheanacho and Isaac Success have been extended invitations to the Flying Eagles camp ahead of next year’s African Youth Championship in Senegal.
Iheanacho is on the books of English Premier League champions Manchester City, while Success has already broken into the first team at Spanish La Liga side Granada CF.
Super Eagles forward, Uche Nwofor, was the hero for his Belgian club Lierse coming off the bench to score a late equaliser to help them draw 3-3 with Westerlo.
Lierse were trailing Westerlo 3-2 when Nwofor was introduced with ten minutes left to play and the Nigerian scored with his first attempt at goal just four minutes after coming on.
Nigeria international, Victor Moses, could make a return to action for Stoke City in about three weeks.
According to the Stoke Sentinel, the Potters manager, Mark Hughes, expressed optimism that the winger looks set to make a return before or after the New Year since he turned up at the club’s 1-1 draw at Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Nigerian defender, Seyi Adeleke failed to reach the semi-final of the FIFA Club World Cup with Australian club Western Sydney Wanderers as they crashed 3-1 to Cruz Azul on Saturday.
2014 Glo-CAF Awards
•250 lucky customers to attend Gala Nite
•Mercedes Benz G Wagon as star prize
As millions of people across the African continent eagerly await the glamour and thrills of the 2014 Glo-CAF Awards, one Glo customer in Nigeria will drive home the latest Mercedes Benz G Wagon in the “Predict the Winners and Win Big promo” specially launched by Globacom to commemorate the Awards.
Golden Eaglets camp re-opened in Abuja yesterday as the trambegin preparation for the 2015 CAF U-17 championship to be hosted in Niger from February 15.
Eaglets coach, Emmanuel Amuneke has therefore revealed that opportunities will be given to new players.
Nigeria Olympic team headed by coach Samson Siasia are working on a training tour of Dubai and a European country in January, officials disclosed.
Van Gaal was critical of Van Persie’s form following United’s 2-1 win over Arsenal at Emirates Stadium last month.
The 31-year-old Netherlands international has responded in the only way he knows how, with goals, scoring three in as many games.
MANCHESTER UNITED are lining up a sensational move for Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale.
The Welshman has been heavily linked with a move away from Real in recent weeks, with reports in Spain suggesting he could leave at the end of the season.