can reveal that Nigerian
duo, Benjamin Francis and Joseph Nathaniel
are training with table-topping Sunshine
Stars as the Akure side seeks to strengthen
their roster for the challenges ahead.
Sunshine has never won the league,
but remains on top of the 20-team log
since match day seven proceedings were
concluded. learnt that Francis
is expected to make an easy switch
considering his present status as a free agent
after a short-lived romance with Israeli side,
Hapoel Tel Aviv.
However, the Akure outfit is likely to face
an obstacle in a bid to secure the services of
the impressive Nathaniel from struggling
Port-Harcourt side, Sharks.
“We expected Nathaniel to return to
Port-Harcourt after his release from the
Super Eagles camp”, a club source said to
Nathaniel has remained in the plans
of Super Eagles supremo, Stephen Keshi,
since his debut in the 1-0 victory over
Ghana during the inauguration of the Nest
of Champions, in Uyo.
Sunshine head for a tricky road trip
match at Abia Warriors when the league
resumes on Sunday

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