Allnigeriasoccer.com can exclusively report that several Turkish scouts ran the rule over the Golden Eaglets during their campaign at the ongoing FIFA U17 World Cup in Brazil.
Five-time world champions Nigeria bowed out of the tournament after a shock 3-1 loss to the Netherlands on Wednesday morning.
Four Golden Eaglets players in the shape of Samson Tijani, Akinkunmi Amoo, Ibrahim Said and Olakunle Olusegun impressed the Turkish scouts before they exited the tournament.
The Turkish talent spotters will present their scouting reports to third parties and they have strongly advised Super Lig giants Fenerbahce and Besiktas to make a move for the aforementioned players.
The scouts in attendance noticed that the biggest problem the Nigeria U17 team had at the World Cup was defending which hindered other players to reach their full potential.
The attack-minded players were forced to help the defenders more often than necessary and that’s why their fitness was not enough for the final movement for the final pass or shot.
While Said scored three goals against Ecuador in Brazil, Tijani found the net twice against Hungary, Olusegun once vs Australia and the team’s poster boy Amoo provided an assist in each of his last three appearances.