A make a choice workforce of the Nigeria professional soccer League (NPFL) U-17 would go away for Johannesburg, South Africa this weekend to participate in a 7-day football event organised by way of “the longer term Champions.”
The team is made from 20 players selected by means of the guidance crew led via former super Eagles educate Austin Eguavoen who’s being by means of a former U-thirteen national group teach Danladi Nasidi with Emeka Amadi because the purpose keepers’ trainer.
The players were chosen after a screening exercise performed for gamers invited from formative years teams of NPFL clubs.
those selected are players registered for the 2016/17 season by NPFL clubs and who are under the age of 17. golf equipment whose gamers made the lower embody Wikki tourists, FC IfeanyiUbah, Remo Stars and Kano Pillars. Others are Nasarawa United, Gombe United and capturing Stars.
The League management firm ( LMC) mentioned in compliance with the foundations of the match, the chosen players additionally passed additional age eligibility tests with simplest gamers born within the year 2000 and after, being eligible.
speaking to www.npfl.ng, show Eguavoen expressed pride that a Nigerian cadet team has been invited to play in the event and mentioned it’s going to be of merit to the u . s . a . one day.
“i must commend the LMC for this imaginative and prescient and likewise the organisers of the longer term Champions crew. this will merit the league sooner or later but it’s disappointing that high groups like Enyimba, Rangers, Rivers United don’t have younger avid gamers in their rosters. the speculation at the back of this is to power these groups to have youth groups.”
“From what we’ve viewed so far within the trainings we’ve had, it’s clear to us that we have now a talented workforce and the future for these gamers is brilliant. the main objective is to expose these boys and lend a hand undertaking their careers,” Eguavoen remarked.
The NPFL U-17 All famous person staff have performed two pleasant video games, profitable 6-zero against Dante Stars FC of Abuja on Tuesday, and eight-0 in opposition to Royal Academy on Wednesday. they’re going to play another sport ahead of departing for Johannesburg on Saturday 18th March, 2017.
groups anticipated to take part at the Future Champions football tourney embrace FC Barcelona, Manchester United, Everton FC, Shanghai Shenhua, Paris St. Germain, defending champions Atletico Madrid amongst others..
The tourney is predicted to hold between March 20-27 in Gauteng, South Africa.