Aminu Umar Finally Joins Dream Team VI In Manaus

Aminu Umar Finally Joins Dream Team VI In Manaus


Turkey-based Aminu Umar has joined Nigeria U-23s in Manaus, this was revealed by the Media Officer of the team, Timi Ebikagboro on his twitter handle.

Umar, who plays for Osmanlispor in the Turkish Super League was not part of the team’s Atlanta training tour.

The forward now completes the 18-man squad picked by Nigeria’s Olympic team Coach, Samson Siasia, for Rio 2016.

“Aminu Umar joins the rest of the squad in Manaus, we are now a full house, let’s go,” Ebikagboro tweeted.

“Umar arrived the Dream Team’s camp at about 11:34pm local time to the warm embrace of coach Samson Siasia and Team Secretary, Sirajo Hassan.”

Umar could be in line for selection for the U-23 Eagles’ next game against Sweden on today.

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