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SUPER EAGLES TO HONOUR USIYEN, ONEYA WITH BLACK ARMBANDS

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has approved a request by the Nigeria Football Federation for the players to wear black armbands at the match, in honour of Dominic Obukadata Oneya, former Chairman of then Nigeria Football Association who died early August and Nigeria football legend Thompson Usiyen, who died in the State of California, USA on Tuesday.

Usiyen, died of colon cancer in the U.S.

After today’s match, the players from the United Kingdom will fly back to base, with the rest travelling to the Island of Mindelo on Sunday night for Tuesday’s clash with the Blue Sharks of Cape Verde in a Day 2 encounter.

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