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Kaita Tasks Flying Eagles Stars On U23 Duty

Kaita Tasks Flying Eagles Stars On U23 Duty

 By Izuchukwu Okosi:

Former Flying Eagles and Super Eagles midfielder Sani Kaita has tasked the Flying Eagles players to the 2015 FIFA U20 World Cup who have been invited to the national U23 national team camp to show  zeal and commitment in their new assignment, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. 


Nigeria will on July 19 play Congo in an African U23 Championship qualifier. The Championship billed to hold in December in Senegal, will serve as qualifiers to the football event of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Musa Mohammed, Godwin Saviour, Taiwo Awoniyi, Kelechi Iheanacho, Musa Yahaya and Dele Alampasu are expected to arrive the Dream Team camp latest Friday.


"I want to implore the U20 players at the recently concluded World Cup to be committed and disciplined as they now face the task of playing for the U23 national team.

"Coach Samson Siasia is someone you will enjoy working with but he just needs you to be dedicated. 

"If Friday is the deadline for the arrival of players to the camp, they should endeavour to make it," Kaita, who was a member of the Dream Team IV coached by Siasia, that won silver at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing told Completesportsnigeria.com 

Siasia had threatened to drop any player who did not arrive camp on Friday.

"Friday (today) is the deadline for players to arrive camp. If you're not in camp, you're squared," he told a radio station in Lagos.

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