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EXCLUSIVE: EMMANUEL DANIEL MISSES U-23 TRAINING

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The first choice net minder of the Nigeria U-23 Emmanuel Daniel was unable to train with the rest of the team yesterday no thanks to a throat infection.

Owngoalnigeria.com correspondent in Brazil said the shot stopper is however not in danger of missing tomorrow’s friendly against their Brazilian counterparts.

22 year old Daniel was the hero for Nigeria at the U-23 AFCON saving penalties in the quarterfinals and semifinals tie and for the majority of the tournament was Nigeria’s best player.

Yusuf Mohammed the other goalkepper in camp who plays for Kano Pillars trained normally with the team and if Daniel fails to make it for the game.