The Nigeria-American Football Association has commenced the screening of players for both male and female national teams.

The screening exercise is scheduled from December 4 to 10. Top American football stars will be in Lagos to assist the federation conduct the exercise.

According to the President of NAFA, Babajide Akeredolu, eligible players from across the country will be selected and trained to represent Nigeria at international championship.

“As part of our ways to make this sport popular in the country, NAFA will declare the senior national team camp open in the first week of December in Lagos. Top American football players will arrive in Nigeria to coordinate selection and try out for both male and female players that will be invited to the national America football and Flag Football team,” he said.

Akeredolu also added that Abuja Flag Football league (AFFL), has signed up as a full member of the American Football Association of Nigeria.

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