There was mild drama at the Gee-lec Football Academy organized scouting programme in Abuja when scouts from FC Porto, Tottenham Hotspurs and Monaco wanted same player.
Nassarawa United centre back who can also play in midfield Ifeanyi Nweke played just 20 minutes and all three top scouts started pushing for who will have the 2015 Flying Eagles trainee.
” I wasn’t surprised he made such an impression because when they told me they were looking for central defenders I asked Nassarawa United to permit him to play just a day and am glad he didn’t dissapoint” Babawo Mohammed the facilitator of the scouting programme told owngoalnigeria.com.
“A decision on who will get him will be made b Friday but already he has earns himself recognition and hopefully in the summer he will leave for one of the three mentioned clubs not for trials but for outright signing”.
18 year old Nweke trained with the last U-20 team of Nigeria and was a shock omission from the team that won the AYC in Senegal as well as the World Cup team that went to Senegal.
Calm, neat in possession and a good passer of the ball he will tonight depart the shores of Nigeria for Algeria tonight with Nassarawa United ahead of their return leg clash against CS Constantine of Algeria where he is expected to help them defend their slim 1-0 lead from the first leg played in Abuja last weekend.