NLC strike places Tremendous Eagles vs. Bafana Bafana match in danger; eight gamers stranded in Lagos

NLC strike places Tremendous Eagles vs. Bafana Bafana match in danger; eight gamers stranded in Lagos

The nationwide employees’ strike has reportedly left some Tremendous Eagles gamers stranded in Lagos because the Nigerian group prepares for his or her essential World Cup qualifiers towards South Africa, studies.

Labour unions launched into an indefinite nationwide strike on Monday over the Federal Authorities’s refusal to extend the proposed minimal wage, inflicting disruptions throughout the nation.

Aviation employees and workers have additionally joined the strike, resulting in vital disruptions to journey preparations for the match.

Regardless of these challenges, fifteen gamers managed to take part in a rigorous coaching session on Monday morning on the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo.

Nevertheless, eight gamers, together with notable names reminiscent of Maduka Okoye, Semi Ajayi, and Alex Iwobi, have been unable to affix the camp because of the Nigeria Labour Congress strike, which has halted home flights per U-17 media officer, Francis Achi.

The stranded gamers attributable to NLC strike

Maduka Okoye, Semi Ajayi, Brilliant Osayi-Samuel, Calvin Bassey, Frank Onyeka, Alex Iwobi, Ademola Lookman and Paul Onuachu.

The gamers are already in Nigeria, however couldn’t join flight from Lagos to Uyo.@thenff @nassnigeria

— Francis Achi (@totorimaster) June 3, 2024

Affect of NLC Strike on Tremendous Eagles’ Coaching

As reported by Punch, The NLC and TUC started an indefinite nationwide strike because of the Federal Authorities’s refusal to extend the minimal wage and reverse the electrical energy tariff hike.

NLC President Joe Ajaero and TUC President Festus Osifo expressed disappointment over the federal government’s failure to move a brand new Nationwide Minimal Wage Act.

The strike impacts a number of sectors, together with universities and aviation, with the Tutorial Workers Union of Universities (ASUU) and varied aviation unions halting providers nationwide.

Tremendous Eagles’ Resilience Amid NLC Strike

Underneath the steering of head coach Finidi George, the team engaged in fitness routines, shooting drills, and tactical exercises during the training session, regardless of the strike affecting journey logistics.

Whereas the strike continues to influence the group’s preparations, the teaching employees stays targeted on optimizing the coaching schedule.

Coaching ✅ #soarsupereagles

— 🇳🇬 Tremendous Eagles (@NGSuperEagles) June 2, 2024

Monday night’s session was canceled to permit the gamers some much-needed relaxation and restoration.

Regardless of the setbacks, the Tremendous Eagles are decided to take care of their targets as they strategy the decisive qualifiers towards the Bafana Bafana of South Africa.

Ayomide Oguntimehin

Ayomide Oguntimehin

Ayomide Oguntimehin is a CAF-accredited sports activities journalist and an Editor at, with a confirmed observe file in conducting interviews with Tremendous Eagles stars reminiscent of William Troost-Ekong, Taiwo Awoniyi, Brilliant Osayi-Samuel, Ademola Lookman, and plenty of others. He has additionally made a big influence in breaking switch information tales.

Grounded in video enhancing, video journalism, social media administration, and content material technique, Ayomide brings a wealth of experience to his work.

With a Bachelor’s diploma in English Language from Adeyemi Faculty of Training and a Grasp’s Diploma in Faculty Library and Media Expertise from the College of Ibadan, Ayomide is well-prepared to excel within the subject.

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