Katsina - Nigeria's U-17 squad, the Golden Eaglets have
arrived safely in Katsina and are now accommodated at the expansive Katsina
Motel located in the Government Reserved Area.
The Emmanuel Amuneke-led side, made up of 35 players and
nine officials, was welcomed to their new abode by state officials.
Speaking on arrival, Amuneke said the Golden Eaglets were
happy to be in the state for their pre-tournament close camping for the Chile
2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup.
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“We are delighted to be in Katsina and we want to thank
Governor Maisari for this opportunity," said the former African Footballer
of the Year. "Of course, we would love to stay here as long as we want but
the most important thing for us is to prepare well for the World Cup."
The Golden Eaglets according to Amuneke, would from Monday
begin their routine session and would
train twice daily in one of the newest facilities in the land - the recently
opened Karkanda Stadium in Katsina.
“We don’t have time to waste and the hard work has truly
begun because we have few days left to the World Cup.”For
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