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Published On: Mon, Dec 1st, 2014

Why Siasia dropped Eduok

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Siasia2Federation Cup Most Valuable Player and Top Scorer, Emem Eduok, has been dropped from the U23 national team due to discrepancies over his age, according to the media spokesman of team Timi Ebikagboro.

Internet information of samuel-eduok/profil/spieler/274802 stated that the Dolphins forward was born on the 31st January 1994, which means he is eligible to play for the team while another one revealed his international passport reads 31st August 1994.

Siasia considers a player eligibile, discrepancies such as above, needs to be resolved, even if a player is technically eligible.

The team, under the watchful eye of Samson Siasia, have been training in Abuja since 24th November 2014.

The Dream Team VI camp will go on break by 20th December.

 The camp with over 1,000 domestic league players has attended the screening.

 Siasia read a riot act to the home based players, insisting that they all report to camp in the new week.

Reports also suggest that foreign based professionals would soon join the team.

The former Super Eagles boss declared that selected players must come with their international passports when reporting to camp on the 4 January 2014.

Nigerian Premier League players must also add their original league licenses.

The tactician also added that only players born after 1st January 1993 are eligible to report to camp. All those outside this date need not to bother.

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