Sudan football: Nigeria pull out of CECAFA Under-17 Youth Championship (Bashir Cup)
Nigeria have pulled out of the Council of East and Central Africa Football Association (CECAFA) Under-17 competition, organisers have announced.
CECAFA secretary Nicholas Musonye said the young Eagles informed him of their withdrawal, citing other commitments in Europe.
Nigeria, who were one of the two guest nations in the competition, will now be replaced by Malawi, who had been put on standby.
The other guest side is Egypt.
Full story: Goal.com, Sunday, 16 August 2009 - Nigeria Pull Out Of CECAFA Under-17 Competition
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