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Playing to qualify for the Olympic Games men football event deserves more commitment from Players and the Coaches, says Atlanta 1996 Olympic winner Victor Ikpeba.
The Nigeria Football Federation could yet get the U23 Eagles to feature in the Cup of Nations, albeit through the back door.
Chief Operating Officer of the Nigeria National League, Emmanuel Adesanya says that the division has many talents that could improve the various National teams.
Nigeria's hopes of making it to the 2026 Olympics was shattered, Tuesday night, when the team lost 2-0 Guinea.
Atlanta Olympic Gold medal winner, Mobi Oparaku has described the situation of the U23 Eagles as desperate and insists the Coach needs to fix the problems in the team fast.
Olympic Eagles head Coach, Salisu Yusuf says his team achieved a good result in the goalless draw against Guinea in their final round, first-leg CAF U23 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers on Wednesday.
At 6ft7in Paul Onuachu is the tallest professional footballer in Nigeria, and recently was confirmed to hold that same record in the Premier League when he completed a January transfer from KRC Genk to Southampton.
Salisu Yusuf and his coaching crew are in a race against time to assemble a team for the first-leg of Nigeria's CAF U23 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Guinea, after a routine Player's document verification exercise revealed massive discrepancies.
Tanzania U23 Men's Olympic Team coach, Hemed Seleman is confident ahead of the tie against Nigeria, and insists his players wouldn't fret.
The NFF Task Force Chairman on Youth competitions, Alhaji Aminu Balele Kurfi, has promised the U23 Eagles $20,000 as motivation to beat their Tanzania this weekend.
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