The President of, Nigerian Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has warned that the federation will not issue International Transfer Certificates to players within the Super Eagles B team seeking moves to obscure leagues abroad. Pinnick made this known in l. a. on Saturday. “We don’t want to listen to you join teams in Cyprus, China, or Belarus. We won’t issue an ITC to you and I’m getting to instruct the overall Secretary of the federation. you’re the pride of the state now,” Pinnick said while addressing the Eagles on Saturday, before their clash versus Mexico.
“We want to ascertain you join proud footballing clubs in Europe like Villarreal, Lille, Valencia and therefore the likes.” The NFF boss added that as a part of efforts to make sure the home-based players were at par with their foreign counterparts, the federation had planned international friendlies in October for the Eagles B team. He said an agreement had been reached for the games to be played at the 73,000 capacity M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, where the Ravens play.
“This is that the launchpad we are providing for you to showcase your talents,” Pinnick said. “This team (Eagles B) is our pride and that we will keep you and monitor you because you’re a subsequent big thing in Nigerian football. “In October, we’ll be flying the team to Baltimore for friendly games against Ghana possibly, Cameroon and Canada, maybe. we’ll sort that call in the approaching weeks. “We will tidy all the documentation. you’ll be playing at the 73,000 capacity M&T Bank Stadium.”