Golden Eaglets coach Manu Garba has stated he is not under pressure to qualify the Nigeria Golden Eaglets team to the Cadet world cup in Brazil.
Manu in an interview with brila.net said he is not under any pressure even after losing 5 of his best legs to MRI.
” I’m not under pressure at all and I do not understand the word pressure”. Garba said.
The MRI test is usually done to help know if the players are within the age limit for the tournament, no thanks to the menace of age cheats which has seen some teams parade players that are older than the stipulated age range for the tournament.
Top among the list is one of the best players in the Nigerian team, in goalkeeper John Ikedinachukwu Amah who had a near perfect display at the WAFU B Championship, which Nigeria won on penalty kicks after drawing 1-1 with Ghana in the final.
Also, the left and right full backs of the team Muhammed Ibrahim and Babatunde Akinsola Jimoh were also knocked out by the scan, same as influential left-footed midfielder Hassan Hussein and striker Favor Akeem.
However, the team’s handler said he is unperturbed by the situation and he is under no pressure to take the team to Brazil later in the year.