Saturday, April 19, 2014

Garba Manu drops three players from Flying Eagles camp The Nigeria U20 gaffer has decamped three players as battle for Flying Eagles shirt ahead of the African Youth Championship qualifiers gets tougher By Shina Oludare Apr 18, 2014 5:40:00 PMAs Nigeria intensifies preparation for next month’s African Youth Championship qualifiers against Kenya or Tanzania, coach Manu Garba has asked three players to leave the Flying Eagles Abuja camp. The causalities are Uche Okereke, Fidelis Irene and goalkeeper Zaradeen Usman. More players will be sent packing after Saturday’s warm up clash against Dabo Babes of Kano and other subsequent friendlies. The match kicks off 7am at the FIFA Goal Project in Abuja. The team defeated FC Twente of Abuja 11-0 in a friendly match played in Abuja on Thursday morning as Kelechi Iheanacho inspired the side to a comfortable win against the replacements for Nigeria National League side Supreme Court FC of Abuja. The Flying Eagles now boast of 26 goals in their last four games