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Nigeria Shot Stopper Emmanuel Daniel Receives Work Permit, Close In On Pirates Debut

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Nigeria international shot stopper Emmanuel Daniel has moved a step further towards making his debut for Premier South Africa League (PSL) side Orlando Pirates.

Owngoalnigeria.com can exclusively report that the 22 year old has been granted work permit by the Home Office in South Africa, and Pirates recently released a Ghanaian player to free up space for his registration as a foreign player.

” Daniel received his work permits few weeks ago, he is rearing to go for Pirates. He is a free player as you know, so his registration can be done at any time”, Dare Adebanjo, a close confidant of the goalkepper told Owngoalnigeria.com.

” There’s every possibility that he could make his debut before the end of the season in South Africa, because of the departure of a player from Ghana, which means they now have a spot for a foreign player.

” For now he is training and getting himself match fit. He has been playing in unofficial games for the team for a while now, so his fitness level is quite high despite his none activity with the first time”.

*Daniel Martins