Abuja - Golden Eaglets have been issued a code of conduct
and warned to adhere strictly to camp rules as new troupe swell the number of players
at their CJ Planet Hotel Camp in Abuja to 30.
The team welcomes new recruits who scaled through the
screening hurdle as well as proper documentation following almost one month of intensive
At a brief tête-à-tête with officials Monday night, both old
and new players were advised to be guided with camping rules as regards timing;
feeding; sleeping hours; friendship; respect; hard work; proper use of
telephone; good personal hygiene and appearance amongst others.
Head coach Emmanuel Amuneke, reiterated that the players
were picked based on merit and must, therefore continue to work hard to justify
their inclusion into the team.
"I want to remind you that this is a national team set
up which is quite different from what you are used to in your various academies
and home," said the 1994 African Footballer of the Year who cut his teeth
at modest Oxjack Boys Club in Lagos. "We are all friends irrespective
of where you are coming from but our appeal to you to be good conduct and do
your very best.”
"We don't want you to have the impression that you have
made it after the screening but to see your selection as a new challenge for
you and work harder in the days ahead.”
"You have been briefed about the need to be
of good conduct and it's in your best interest and that of the team to follow
the rules unless you want us to send you home," he added.
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