Golden Eaglets trio begin trials in Sweden

By The Rainbow

After a brilliant showing at the 2013 Fifa U17 World Cup, the trio have a chance to begin their professional career in the Scandinavian country

Umar Ahmed, Idowu Akinjide and Abubakar Aliyu have commenced trials with Swedish top division football outfit Djurgårdens IF with the intention of getting a contract with the Allsvenskan side.

The trio played significant roles in Nigeria's conquest of the world for the fourth time at the Fifa 2013 U17 World Cup held in the United Arab Emirates.

Aliyu in a chat with Goal confirmed that they have commenced training with the club but are yet to discuss terms which he revealed would be sorted out only if they impress during their stay with the Blue Stripes.

He concluded oozing with confidence that he would seal a contract at the end of the exercise after expressing his happiness about the few training sessions he’s had with the team so far.