Saturday, 25 March 2017

Super Eagles International friendly against Burkina Faso called off

Super Eagles International friendly Burkina Faso called off

The NFF has confirmed that the international friendly game against Burkina Faso in London on Monday has been called off due to Visa issues.

Seven players from Burkina Faso could not get entry Visa to the UK.

According to Complete Sports -  The NFF president Amaju pinnick was not happy the game was called off, he also said the Objective for the team to face physical African opponents and team bonding was achieved.

He added : “Unfortunately, some of the Burkinabe players could not secure entry visas into the UK. It is nobody’s fault. Our joy is that we were able to play Senegal and got a fair result with a depleted squad.

The Chairman of the NFF Technical committee Maurice Green said : “The match in question is called off due to no fault of either the organisers or the Nigeria Football Federation. We will announce further plans for the Super Eagles preparation for these two important qualifying campaigns in due course.”

1 comment:

  1. It's well with the Super Eagles, they are doing better at the moment.