Golden Eaglets CAN Under-17 Qualifiers Return to Calabar

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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced that the Golden Eaglets upcoming CAN Under-17 qualifiers will be played in Calabar.

The ‘Canaan City’ will once again be the home to Nigeria’s Under-17 national team, after Cross River State Governor, Liyel Imoke approved camping for the team in the state capital, which was also home to the previous set of the Golden Eaglets that went on to be crowned World champions.

NFF Technical Director, Emmanuel Ikpeme made this disclosure to players and officials of the team after their 3-2 win over Egypt in the friendly game played on Wednesday last week.

“I want to use this opportunity to inform you that His Excellency, the Governor of Cross River State has approved your return to Calabar.

“We believe it will give you a conducive environment to work on these young players,” Ikpeme said.

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One commentOn Golden Eaglets CAN Under-17 Qualifiers Return to Calabar

  • Calabar,Cross River State Capital,a home for modern soccer and choice of soccer stars,without a football club. Our visionary,hard working and loving governor,please give us a world class foot ball club,the world has lost its patience expecting. Thank you.

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