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Abu Azeez quits Beach Eagles

14 April 2016, 12:01

Lagos - Abu Azeez says he has called time on his beach soccer career with the national team of Nigeria, Goal reports.

The Enyimba forward had a blissful seven year beach soccer career with appearances at the 2009 Fifa Beach Soccer World Cup in Dubai, two Caf Beach Soccer Championship and five Copa Lagos Championships.

The player will now focus on his club football with Enyimba.

Also read: Abu Azeez confident on Super Sand Eagles chances at COPA Lagos

The development means Azeez will miss the 2016 Africa Beach Soccer Cup of Nations, as Nigeria has been chosen by Confederation of African Football to host the tournament.

The competition billed to be hosted in Lagos in December will serve as the qualifying tournament for the 2017 Fifa Beach Soccer World Cup to be staged in The Bahamas.

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