Eagles released for NPFL games

The Head coach of the Super Eagles, the Nigeria national team, Sunday Oliseh, has temporarily closed the team’s camp in Abuja.

Oliseh

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Sunday Oliseh

He has been working with 23 domestically-based players in Abuja ahead of Nigeria’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania on Sept. 4.

He has now sent the players on break to team up with their respective Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs ahead of match day 25 fixtures this weekend.

Media Officer of the Super Eagles, Toyin Ibitoye told supersport.com that the players are expected to return to camp on Monday, Aug. 24.

“The coach has released the boys from camp today and they are expected to play for their clubs this weekend before returning to camp on Monday,” he said at the Weekend.

Meanwhile, the team played a test game against Abuja Football College on Thursday at the Abuja National Stadium, winning 1-0.

Gbolahan Salami scored the game’s only goal from the penalty spot.

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