Corrupt Agent’s Players Were Dropped – Bosso

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Flying Eagles head coach, Ladan Bosso has confirmed he dropped corrupt agent’s players from his squad for the AFCON U-20 tournament In Egypt.

Ladan Bosso traveled to Egypt with the Flying Eagles for the latest edition of the African Cup Of Nations, AFCON, U-20 tournament.

The Flying Eagles lost its first group stage match to Senegal(the eventual winners of the AFCON). But returned to winning ways in the game against the host nation Egypt.

Defender, Solomon Agbalaka, headed home from a corner-kick  to ensure the junior Nigeria national team earned its first victory.

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Nigeria will later go on to qualify for the upcoming FIFA U-20 world cup tournament.

They beat Mozambique in their last group game, followed by Uganda in its quarter-finals at the Suez Canal stadium.

Before the national team left for the tournament in Egypt, there was speculations that football agents approached the team coach. And offered him money so that their players can be included in the squad.

Reacting to the speculations, Bosso who helped Nigeria win bronze at the AFCON confirmed he dropped such agent’s players.

According to Bosso, corrupt agent’s players was dropped from the team to the AFCON.

What Bosso said about corrupt agent’s players:

“I want anybody to come out and say his player made my team because he paid me money.

“People wanted to indulge us with money to use their players, but we sacked their players to avoid national embarrassment.

“So, the issue of bribery is not true. As a national team coach and in charge of the U-20 national team. I want to see myself in the Super Eagles on merit. And the only way I can see myself coaching the Super Eagles is to do well with this team. So, that me and the players can be promoted.

“These are the kind of things that I am looking forward to and that is my target,” Bosso told Punch Sunday afternoon.

Bosso further confirmed the Flying Eagles’ camp has reopened ahead of the FIFA U-20 world cup tournament in Argentina.

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