Lagos - Babawo Mohammed, the intermediary that handles the
affairs of Musa Yahaya, has rubbished reports that suggested the Tottenham
Hotspur trainee dropped himself from the Dream Team VI squad ahead of their
trip to Pointe-Noire.
While with the Olympic Team, Musa Yahaya put his career at
the White Hart Lane outfit at risk by failing to return to London despite the commencement
of pre-season training.
Now, the Jos-based agent has stressed that the attacking
midfielder's departure from the Nigeria U23s camp had the blessing of coach
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''Musa Yahaya did not run away from camp, he asked for permission
and the coach granted him to leave,'' said Babawo Mohammed to news24.
''Siasia authorized him to go to the embassy and submit his
visa application to England. I repeat he did not run away.
''He is in England now training with Tottenham Hotspur's
Under 18 and Under 19 teams.''
All things being equal, the Mutunchi Academy product will
pen a professional deal with Spurs in the first week of January next year after
attaining the age of majority.
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