Thursday, December 17, 2009

Osaze to miss Nations Cup opener

Eagles workaholic striker, Peter Osaze Odemwingie may miss the opening game of the Nations Cup 2010 against Egypt as his Russian club Lokomotive Moscow have requested that he attends a mandotary medicals for all the club players on January 9.

Osaze is faced with the dilemma of ignoring the club and staying in camp with the Super Eagles. The Eagles are scheduled to play their opening game against the Pharaohs of Egypt on January 10.

The Lokomotiv Moscow directive, contained on the schedules of the club for the new season commencing early next year, also revealed that the team would travel to Belek in Turkey for the first pre-season training camp on January 11.

It further disclosed that the camping would last till January 24 before the commencement of the second round holding from January 30 to February 12 and February 16 to March 1 next year.

The report titled 'Holiday Time for the Players' read in part: "The Lokomotiv main team will go on holiday, which will last until January 8.

"On that day, the team will meet to receive all equipment and kits. On January 9 and 10 all the players must report for medical test.

"On January 11, the team will travel to Belek in Turkey for the first pre-season training camp. The Yuriy Semin's side will stay in Turkey until the January 24.

"The second and third pre-season training camps of Lokomotiv will take place in Marbella from January 30 to February 12 and then from the February 16 to March 1." 


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