Orumen Wants School Girls In Flamingoes


Former member of the technical committee of Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Godwin Dudu-Orumen has advised the coaching crew of Nigeria’s U-17 female team, the Flamingoes, led by Peter Devdebo to pick players from school sports instead of searching for professional players.

Dudu-Orumen said only school girls can play in the U-17 female team.

“I don’t expect to see any professional player in the U-17 national team. We have a lot of talents in our schools and I expect the coaches handling the team to scout for players in these schools and football academies spread across the country,” he said.

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—Sunday Akintoye

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