Abuja - Golden Eaglets coordinator, Prince Udofia has once
again commended the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for organising series of friendly
matches for the team.
The national Under-17 side completed a sequence of 12
matches in five weeks with a 3-1 win over their Egyptian counterparts at the
Altogether, the Golden Eaglets have won a total of 11
matches and the only loss being the 3-1 penalty-shoot out to Benin after a
goalless draw at the WAFU B Tournament in Togo.
"We are very grateful to the NFF for ensuring that we
are playing top friendly matches," said Udofia, who doubles as team
Manager of Abia Comet.
"These matches have really allowed the coaches to
assess the players under difficult match situation which is good for the
overall progress of the team."
Meanwhile, the Golden Eaglets who returned to
Abuja from Kaduna at the weekend resumed their routine training at the NFF/FIFA
Goal Project Pitch as the technical crew cast eyes on the likely 35 players to
be picked for the forthcoming closed-camping in Calabar.
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