Kayode makes Eagles u-turn, set to feature in friendlies

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Austria Wien striker Olanrewaju Kayode will now team up with the Super Eagles squad at the Paris international Airport on Tuesday after he was initially withdrawn due to club commitments for the friendlies against Corsica and Togo, apnewsng. com can report.

Kayode, who made his Eagles debut against Senegal in March, was in the initial squad list released this month, but was the withdrawn few days after due to club commitments.

However, on Sunday evening after a discussion between his club coach Thorsten Finks and Gernot Rohr, an agreement was reached, and now the player will leave Austria on Monday night to join the travelling contingent from Nigeria on Tuesday in Paris as they depart same day for Corsica.

Kayode’s last match for his Austrian club was therefore Saturday’s 2-1 defeat to Wolfsberger FC.

His club have already secured a UEFA Europa League ticket for next season with two rounds of matches to spare.

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