U-17 AFCON: 26 players Golden Eaglets pass MRI test, off to Constantine


All the 26 players named in the Golden Eaglets squad for the 2023 Africa U-17 Cup of Nations passed the Magnetic Resonance Image (MRI) test with ease on Monday.

The MRI test is mandatory for all the teams participating in the competition and it is meant to ascertain whether the players fall within the right age category.

DAILY POST scooped from the team officer, Francis Achi that the CAF medical team were impressed with the Golden Eaglets players.

The process of testing the players lasted within one hour.

Meanwhile, the players and their officials have departed for Constantine where they will play all their group games.

Nduka Ugbade’s side will begin their campaign against Zambia at the Mohamed Hamlaoui Stadium, Constantine on Sunday.

The game will kick-off at 5pm Nigerian time.