.Over Obasi’s Release For AFCON Qualifier –
Super Eagles officials have threatened to report German side, Schalke 04 to world soccer governing body, FIFA if Chinedu Ogbuke Obasi fails to come for the Nations Cup qualifiers against Congo and South Africa.
Team Administrator, Dayo Enebi Achor, who has been working round the clock to ensure that all invited players arrive on time for the games revealed that the German side called to say they have submitted the international passport of the player for the coming Champions League hostilities, which may force the player to miss the games, as the passport will not be released on time.
With five days to the game against Congo, officials are angered by the attitude of the club and may report them to FIFA for appropriate sanctions.
The Super Eagles camp has continued to swell as Nosa Igiebor, Uche Nwofor and Ramon Azeez have arrived Calabar and all had dinner with the team on Monday evening. More Players were expected before night fall in Calabar.
Earlier, the Super Eagles camp for the Nations Cup qualifier against Congo Brazzaville opened on Monday night with Turkey-based Godfrey Oboabona being the first foreign based player to arrive camp. He has been joined by Ebenezer Kunle Odunlami, Azubuike Egwueke, Gbolahan Salami, Chigozie Agbim and Solomon Osadunna.
Head Coach Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, his assistants Dan The Bull Amokach, Hyadounou Valere and Ike Shorunmu are also all in the team’s Transcorp Metropolitan Hotel in Calabar, with Keshi insisting that there is no time to waste before the game on Saturday.