Afcon U17: The Ivorian press questions the age of a Nigerian player!




“When I was little, my hero was Rashidi Yekini. It is like him that I wanted to look. I saw and reviewed the tapes. “ This sentence of the little Nigerian, Isaac Success intrigues much Ivorians.

A few hours to face the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria for the second day of the group stage of the Afcon U17, the local press is not only wary of Success’s talent but also his age.

Isaac Success has all by himself scored 4 goals in the overwhelming victory over Nigeria 6-1 Ghana.

Sport-ivoire especially in a preliminary commentary on the meeting wonders how such a kid can have as idol the Kaduna taurus. “Impossible to be referenced in our early youth to an icon whose star has stopped shining after the 1994 World Cup. Especially when one is born later than 1997, the year of birth limit for the participants in Afcon cadet, a competition of the less than 17 years, “ writes the site recalling also the latest age controversy of fraud occurred a few days ago: “a few days ago Taribo West was caught by the reality.” http://en.africatopsports.com/2013/04/04/taribo-west-the-former-nigerian-international-accused-of-lying-about-his-age-during-his-career/

The Elephants therefore know what to expect!
Afcon U17 is already tainted by a fraud case on age. Nine players, including three Ivorians were excluded before the start of the tournament.


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