they are willing to release Nigeria starlet
Kelechi Iheanacho for next month’s FIFA
U20 World Cup in New Zealand if he came
through a game without any concerns.
Iheanacho has been battling various
injuries, but he has since returned to
“City have said they will release him for
the World Cup should he play a game for
the reserves or the U19 team and come
through without any problems,” a source
close to the forward told AfricanFootball.com
“They want to be sure he is fully fit before
he will be released to join the Flying
City stopped MVP of the 2013 U17 World
Cup Iheanacho from last month’s African
Youth Championship in Senegal, insisting he was nursing an injury.
However, they later soft pedaled on the
insistence of the player, who again suffered another injury blow just before
the AYC began.
The Owerri-born youngster is expected to
lead three other Europe-based players to
join the Flying Eagles training camp in
Germany next month.
The other players are Wilfred Ndidi (Genk,
Belgium), Moses Simon (Gent, Belgium)
and Isaac Success (Granada, Spain).
Source = Complete Sports