Eagles Battle Pillars Friday

The Super Eagles on Friday tackle reigning Nigerian Premier League champions, Kano Pillars of Kano in one of their last practice match before the African Nations Championship, CHAN.
The match, according to the Media Officer of the team, Ben Alaiya, will hold at the Mainbowl of the Abuja National Stadium on Friday morning.
“The Pillars’ game is expected to be the toughest for the national team, who have so far played three practice games”, Alaiya said.
In the first game, the Eagles defeated newly promoted NNL side, Prisons FC of Abuja 4-1, beat Niger Tornadoes of Minna 2-0 in the second friendly match and also defeated Plateau United 2-0 on Saturday.
Meanwhile, ss the Eagles technical crew continue to juggle with players in camp ahead of the CHAN 2014 Tourney in South Africa, newly recruited Taraba United goalkeeper, Ibrahim Pius has earned himself a call up to battle for a short alongside the three goalkeepers still in camp.
Skipper, Chigozie Agbim, Daniel Akpeyi of Heartland and Golden Eaglets’ Dele Alampasu are the three keepers currently fighting for shirts ahead of the CHAN tourney.
Pius, was recently signed from Rangers International of Enugu by Taraba United ahead of the new football season.
However, assistant Coach, Daniel Amokachi, said the continued invitation of players and playing of practice matches will enable the coaches come up with a team that will do Nigeria proud at the CHAN tourney.


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