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Amunike Axes Six Players From Camp

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[caption id="attachment_7981" align="alignnone" width="680"]Emmanuel Amunike, Flying Eagles Head Coach[/caption]

Flying Eagles Head Coach, Emmanuel Amunike, has discharged six more players, following the friendly match with Nigeria National League outfit, leaving him with 31 players.

The decision was taken after the friendly game between Flying Eagles and Nigeria National League, the game with Kingsley Michael getting the only game of the encounter via a penalty kick in the 65th minute.

Amuneke used the opportunity to further assess members of the squad, ahead of the CAF U-20 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Burundi in Bujumbura., He further thanked the dropped players for their perseverance during the screening exercise and advised them to stay fit as their services may still be needed in the future.

One more player will be dropped next week to reduce the number in camp to thirty. The Flying Eagles have so far played five matches defeating Sia-One Academy 4-1, Dabo Babes 5-0, Ace FC of Kaduna 6-2 and holding Dreams FC to a 0-0 draw.

Nigeria must beat Burundi over two legs to advance to the final round of the qualifiers in July this year.