Belgian embassy have finally handed visas to six domestic based Super Eagles players alongside NFF officials entry visas to Belgium ahead of the friendly fixtures against DR Congo and Cameroon.
The Belgium embassy as at Wednesday afternoon had failed to issue entry visas into Belgium for players and officials of the Senior National Football Team of Nigeria less than 48 hours before the high –profile international friendly against the Democratic Republic of Congo approved by world football body, FIFA.
The development had forced the Eagles manager to instruct team Administrator Dayo Enebi to invite Kingsley Madu (AS Trencin,Slovakia), Wilfred Ndidi (KRC Genk) and Dele Alampasu (Club Desportivo, Portugal) who were all are expected to arrive the Eagles camp in Belgium on Wednesday as replacements for the stranded Eagles.
The NFF in a statement on its official twitter handle have now confirmed that only two home based Eagles will now travel to Belgium to link up with the rest of the squad.
“Belgian embassy finally give visas to domestic based players who are to join the team in Belgium
“But Coach Oliseh has opted for only two of them, Chima Akas (Sharks FC), Austin Oboroakpo (Abia Warriors).” The statement read.
Other officials who will travel to Belgium include goal Keepers trainer- Alloy Agu, Dr. Ibrahim Gyaran, Chidi Ngoka, NFF DGS Emmanuel Ikpeme and Media Manager Toyin Ibitoye