The Nigerian football authorities have won the race for the services of Feyenoord of Holland wonderkid Lateef Omidiji Jnr ahead of the USA and Holland
The 14 year old talent has been at the centre of a keen tug of war between Nigeria and the United States who he has played for at the U14, U15 & U16 levels.
Dutch National selectors where the American Nigerian is based have also been keen on luring the Feyenoord talent to their national team
Nigeria who are the Defending champions will begin preparations for this year’s African Youth Games on Monday, with Coach Danladi Nasidi having invited a total of 29 players to camp for the programme which include the 14 year old Omidiji
The teenage striker will link up with the other 28 players at the Nigerlink Hotel, Abuja on Monday to commence adequate preparations for the 3rd African Youth Games have been scheduled to take place in Algiers, 17th – 27th July this year.