Home Eagles star and Dolphins of Portharcourt goal poacher, Emem Eduok will not be part of today’s screening exercise for the National U23 team in Abuja.
Eduok was listed in Batch B of a group of players to fight for places in the team ahead of next year’s All Africa Games and 2016 Olympic Games team but he received a knock in Sunday’s Federation Cup final against Enyimba in Lagos.He left the pitch limping after the game.
“I will show myself to the coaches in Abuja as a sign of good faith so they know I want to be a part of the team. I would have loved to take part in the screening but I do not want to aggravate the injury which does not seem very serious right now,” Eduok said.
Emem Eduok scored twenty five goals this season, twenty in the League and four in the Federation Cup with Dolphins and one for the national team.