The Nigeria national team They are looking to be a protagonist in the African Cup of Nations that is coming up and for this reason they made up a competitive squad, with the presence of many stars. Emmanuel Dennis, a forward for Watford, appeared as one of the most important figures of the team, but in the end he will not be able to participate in the sporting event.
In the first instance, the striker had been considered to defend his country in the contest, although the board of ‘The Hornets’ found a deficit for the request to be approved: the documentation of the footballer’s transfer arrived outside the established time.
Against this background, Watford decided that Emmanuel Dennis will remain at the club, competing in the various local competitions to come. The news did not go down well at the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) and they assured that from the English institution “showed fangs”To prevent the summons.
The tension between the two parties is increasing, but from the English entity they are sure that they did not break any norm, nor did they disrespect the Nigerian national team or the African Cup of Nations.
After learning about the situation, Claudio Ranieri, coach of ‘The Hornets’, gave some details of what happened. “He knew that the board of directors and the representatives of Nigeria had been talking. I accept every decision that is made (about the call), but that topic is finished for me”, Explained the DT.
“It was not a lack of respect. They have players and then they changed the coaches. We were ready to deliver the footballers … they didn’t order”He added. Finally, Ranieri revealed that Dennis wanted to play the championship with his country, although at the same time he had expressed his desire to help Watford.
The Premier League reveal
In his first season in the Premier League, Emmanuel Dennis has pleasantly surprised and is one of the most outstanding forwards: he has eight goals and five assists. However, despite his outstanding level, Watford is in box 17 of the CHAMPIONSHIP standings, with 13 points, two above the relegation zone. Without a doubt, his club needs him for the entire season.
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