Golden Eaglets could face disqualification if players fail MRI tests

Nigeria has had issues with age cheating in the past, and if it happens again, the consequences could be dire

Nigeria’s Under-17 team the Golden Eaglets could be eliminated from the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations if up to four players fail the Magnetic Resonance Imaging(MRI) tests that will be conducted by CAF on Tuesday reports.

Coach Nduka Ugbade will be looking to lead the Golden Eaglets to a third triumph on the continent when they travel to Algeria for the Under-17 AFCON in April.

In order to curb age cheating in age-grade competitions, FIFA introduced MRI in 2003,…


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