Lagos - Coach Audu Adamu Ejo has confirmed the resumption of
the Super Sand Eagles Squad on Wednesday at the team's Badagry camp.
He also announced that young and upcoming beach soccer
players would be part of the squad for the 2015 edition of COPA Lagos.
Ejo pointed out that the team needs to be revitalized with
young players so as to compete favourably with other national teams while
insisting young players would be given the opportunity to showcase their
ability this time in preparation for other tournaments.
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In his words, "Super Sand Eagles missed out of the
Beach Soccer World Cup in Portugal as such; there is a dire need to energize
the team to compete at the African Nations Beach Tournament and the World Beach
In his response to speculations in the media that Isiaka
Olawale has been dropped, he disclosed that Olawale is still a member of the
team though he will not be part of this year's Copa Lagos, he however has
handed over the captain-ship responsibilities to Bartholomew Ibenegbu.
According to him, "It's time the young players take
over from him in order to build on existing experience."
Copa Lagos, Nigeria's highly entertaining international
beach soccer tournament will hold this year at the Eko Atlantic City, Victoria
Island, from Friday December 18 to Sunday December 20, 2015.For
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