Lagos - 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup –winning goalkeeper, Dele
Alampasu, has been ruled out of the international friendly game between the Dream
Team and their Brazilian counterparts scheduled for Thursday March 24 in
According to a mail sent to the Nigeria Football Federation
by the medical doctor of Alampasu’s Portuguese club, Clube Desportivo
Feirense, Dr. Alexandre Brandao, Alampasu suffered an acute appendicitis on
March 8 and had to be operated upon immediately.
Also read: NFF frees Alampasu
As a result, the goaltender would be out of sporting
activities for between two to three weeks.
The report added that the player is still in hospital
recuperating from the operation.
With this situation, the U-23 National Team will now head to
Brazil with only two goalkeepers - Emmanuel Daniel and Yusuf Mohammed.For
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