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Spanish Embassy Denies Nigerian U15 Boys Visas, Miss Out on UEFA U16 Event

Spanish Embassy Denies Nigerian U15 Boys Visas, Miss Out on UEFA U16 Event

The Nigerian U15 boys have been dealt a blow as their visa applications for the UEFA U16 Development Tournament were rejected by the Spanish Embassy.

The Spanish Embassy’s visa denial prevents the Future Eagles, Nigeria’s U15 team, from competing in the UEFA U16 Development Tournament.

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NFF wrote, “Players and officials of the Nigeria U15 team, Future Eagles, have been denied visas by the Spanish Embassy and will therefore not be travelling to take part in the UEFA U16 Development Tournament starting on Friday.”

Originally slated to depart on Tuesday for Spain, the Future Eagles were primed to compete against formidable opponents including Belgium on Friday, April 12 (8pm), Italy on Sunday, April 14 (8pm), and England on Wednesday, April 17 (1pm).

The delegation representing the Future Eagles is led by Zannah Malah, a prominent member of the NFF Technical and Development Committee, and it consisted of 20 players.

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