Nigeria’s U-17 side, Golden Eaglets on Saturday, relocated to Katsina from Abuja for their closed-camping ahead of the Chile 2015 FIFA Under -17 World Cup.
Eaglets’ Head Coach, Emmanuel Amuneke who led a team of 35 players and eight officials to the North Western state, before departure thanked management and staff of Serob Legacy Hotel even as he called on the players to remain focussed.
“We want to thank you all for making our stay here pleasurable,” Amuneke told the staff at breakfast.”But we have to leave now for Katsina to continue our preparation.
“By the Grace of God, we would meet again and have cause to celebrate what God is going to do for us,” he said.
Meanwhile, the Golden Eaglets according to Team Administrator, Tayo Egbaiyelo who attended a recent FIFA U-17 World Cup workshop conducted by FIFA in Santiago, would be accommodated at Doubletree by Hilton for the first game against USA; Sheraton Miramar Hotel & Convention Centre in Vina del Mar for the match against Chile and at Coquimbo Hotel De La Hahia for the match against Croatia.
For the records, the Golden Eaglets before their departure to Katsina, maintained their goal scoring form in practice matches with a respective 7-0 thrashing of Nwauudo Foundation FC Academy of Gboko on Tuesday and 3-0 defeat of Santos Academy of Abuja on Friday.