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Amokachi replaces injured Zango with Idris

  • As Eagles, NFF celebrate Salami’s marriage

Super Eagles Assistant coach, Dan ‘the Bull’ Amokachi has swung into action as preparation for the FIFA free window games against Cote d’ Ivoire and Mali in Abu Dhabi, United Araba Emirates gathers steam.

The Tunisia ’94 Nations Cup and Atlanta ’96 Olympics winner has moved quickly to stabilise the team for the friendlies by dropping injured Kano Pillars central defence ace, Zango Umar for emerging Mighty Jets of Jos star defender Ahmed Idris. He reiterated that despite the absence of Head Coach, Stephen Keshi, the team will gather in Abuja on Sunday, December 28, to commence preparations for the games. The two games are scheduled for January 9 and 13 in the UAE.

In a similar development, members of the national team, the Super Eagles and the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation, headed by Amaju Pinnick have been celebrating the successful wedding of national team striker, Gbolahan Salami at the wedding in Lagos.

The talented striker got hooked finally to his heartthrob Opoloyeru Surat Ololade, in an impressive event held at the Glover Memorial Hall, Tinubu Square, Marina, with Eagles Team Administrator, Dayo Enebi Achor, representing the national team and the NFF.

Achor, said apart from the leadership of the NFF sending their goodwill message, the Super Eagles technical crew and players led by Skipper Vincent Enyeama, sent words of encouragement to the player, wishing him the best that marriage offers and Salami himself was quite appreciative of the presence of officials of the NFF and the national team. “It’s a sign that we are getting more responsible players who see marriage as a way to stabilise their lifestyle and career,” Achor said of the event.


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