The international friendly between the Super Eagles and the Stallions of Burkina Faso on Monday in London has been cancelled, a current report has guaranteed.
The friendly against Burkina Faso has been scratched off with top NFF official guaranteeing that this was brought about by Burkina Faso’s inability to secure passage visas to England, as per a report by ScoreNigeria.
According to the report, world football governing body FIFA endorsed the Eagles second London game against the Stallion, yet crisp realities are currently developing that the NFF may have run foul of a FIFA rule that takes into consideration two travel days and another two rest days between matches for any Nations during the cordial window.
With the Stallions having played against Morocco on Friday night in Marrakech, the earliest the Eagles versus Burkina Faso would have been played would have been on Wednesday.
“There is something extremely fishy about this cancellation,” SCORENigeria cited a source.
It is likewise announced that Granada CF midfielder Uche Agbo was advised by authorities on Friday not to join the squad in London even after he secured his visa after a few endeavours.
While Musa Mohammed’s visa application was additionally dismissed with Kingsley Madu likewise yet to be granted a visa to join the national side from his base in Belgium.
Other Super Eagles staff, who are yet to join the squad in London, and also some secretariat staff were due to leave Nigeria on Sunday evening in order to land in time for the Monday encounter.
Solomon Dalung was likewise booked to fly out for the game this weekend, but it was later accumulated he scratched off such arrangement.
Fcnaija.com addressed an authority of the group to get an affirmation on the cancellation issue, and keeping in mind that he neglected to altogether affirm the cancellation, he conceded ‘there are some funny signs’ he’s seeing.
“To be completely honest with you, I truly don’t know without a doubt (if the game has been cancelled) though there are some funny signs that I am seeing,” he stated.
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