Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is amazed by the progress of some players discovered at the 2017 NPFL/ La Liga U15 Tournament into the Golden Eaglets team that came fourth in the just concluded Africa U17 Cup of Nations in Tanzania.
This was disclosed by Mallam Shehu Dikko, the 2nd Vice President of the NFF and Chairman of League Management Company, who added that the partnership between the LMC and La Liga is to create platforms that will develop Nigerian young players into playing for NPFL clubs, national teams like the U17, U20, U23, the Super Eagles and possibly for clubs abroad. He stated that the Federation is satisfied with the trio of Akinkunmi Amoo, Olakunle Olusegun and Shedrack Tanko that featured for the Eaglets at the cadet AFCON.
“We are happy that some of the players that featured at the first edition of NPFL/La Liga U15 tournament are already making progress. Some of them are in the U17 National Team and it shows that the players are developing and taking their game to the next level. We want to have more players progress to the n