Kelechi Iheanacho and Chidiebere Nwakali will join the Flying Eagles on Wednesday, April 9, after playing a game for the Manchester City youth team.
Flying Eagles team secretary Aliyu Auwal Ibrahim said he received the confirmation of the players’ arrival from the City sports director.
“Iheanacho and Nwakali have a game on April 8 and they will be released to join us a day after. I received this assurance from the sports director of Manchester City,” Aliyu Auwal disclosed.
“We hope to receive confirmation soon on the other foreign-based players we have called up.”
The Flying Eagles have also invited Musa Muhammed (Besiktas, Turkey), Musa Yahaya (Tottenham Hotspur, England), Chidera Eze (FC Porto, Portugal) and Dele Alampasu, who is currently undergoing trials in Belgium.