The Questioning of the Nigerian Age
The Nigerian FA have written in complaint to the FA at comments made by Everton manager David Moyes towards Yakubu, and other Nigerian's in general regarding their ages, and maybe what they might really be?
"He's only 25, albeit a Nigerian 25, and so if that is his age he's still got a good few years ahead of him," Moyes told the Guardian newspaper.
Yakubu is not the only one who has had his age questioned over the years, as many other Nigerians including our own Kanu have too.
NFA spokesman Ademola Olajire countered Moyes' comments on the BBC
"His statement is insulting to the Nigerian nation and unbecoming of a Premier League manager"
"We don't take kindly to snide remarks about our players, or our nation and we have sent a strongly-worded complaint to the English FA.
"Seriously, we will go at any length to ensure he is brought to book to explain his comments."
Written by Storagematt.
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