The General Secretary of the tournament, Danladi Musa, who made the disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos, said the tournament would hold from June 1 to June 7 in Benin, the Edo State Capital.
The state Commissioner for Information, Patrick Ukah, made this known to newsmen on Wednesday in Asaba.
NAN reports that Yusuf beat the achievement of his predecessor, late Stephen Keshi, who guided the home-based team to the bronze medal in South Africa, the highest achievement then.
Ex-Eagles, Sylvanus Okpala and Joseph Dosu, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Lagos in separate interviews that the team would do well, irrespective of the group the Eagles would eventually find themselves in.
The NAESS National Chairman, Comrade Oloke Emmanuel, and Director of Sports, Comrade Adeoye Raphael, said in a statement in Benin City that they have been receiving favourable words of support from the Delta and Edo States Governments and…
Family sources confirmed to thenff.com that the 58-year-old, who was confirmed as National Technical Director by the Nigeria Football Federation in October 2014, complained of chest pains on Friday night and did not wake up on Saturday
His death is coming three days after that of former Super Eagles Captain and Coach, Stephen Keshi.
Keshi’s remains had been deposited at Faith Mediplex where the former Super Eagles captain was rushed to early on Wednesday
Ilaboya quoted Keshi’s family member, Ricky Aburimen, as saying the Eagle’s former coach as having only complained of a leg ailment while holidaying at his Airport Road home in Benin before he passed away
Keshi, 54, who lost his wife, Kate, last year, was said to be planning to return to his base in the United States of America on Wednesday (today)
The contract, according to top source in the Glass House, is tied to some targets
The President of the NFF, Amaju Pinnick, revealed this on Tuesday in London
The deal, however, left out Keshi's former assistant, Daniel Amokachi, who is popularly known as Dan The Bull