Ea­glets off to Ar­gentina

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The Nige­ria Football Fed­er­a­tion (NFF) have an­nounced the Golden Ea­glets will fi­nally fly out for a pre-World Cup train­ing camp in Ar­gentina to­day af­ter sev­eral de­lays.

“We have sorted all the lo­gis­tics con­cern­ing the Ea­glets train­ing in Ar­gentina and they will now leave on Thurs­day,” dis­closed NFF gen­eral sec­re­tary Mo­hammed Sanusi.

The team of 25 play­ers are ex­pected to make the trip, which was pre­vi­ously de­layed be­cause of visa is­sues.

Nige­ria are the de­fend­ing U17 world cham­pi­ons and they are drawn in a first round group with hosts Chile, Croa­tia and United States of Amer­ica.

They be­gin their ti­tle de­fence on Oc­to­ber 17 against USA in San­ti­ago.

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