NIGHTMARE IN NIGERIA LOOMS FOR YOUNG STARS; Teenagers to Face Nigeria Nightmare

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NIGHTMARE IN NIGERIA LOOMS FOR YOUNG STARS; Teenagers to Face Nigeria Nightmare


Byline: KEN LAWRENCE;BRIAN SCOVELL

FEARS are growing about the wisdom of sending teenagers to the FIFA World Youth Cup Finals in Nigeria, where crime and disease are rife and players need to take their own supplies of blood plasma.

High-level talks between Football Associations and club managers in England and the Republic of Ireland have revealed deep concern over FIFA's insistence that entry is compulsory for the Under 20 tournament scheduled for April 4-24.

The crisis came to light when the FAI disclosed worries over the incidence of AIDS and other diseases in Nigeria, along with a frightening crime-rate.

Players and officials will have to be inoculated against smallpox, malaria, dysentery, diphtheria and yellow fever. They will also have to take quantities of their own blood with them in case they need transfusions.

Anyone suffering a blood injury will be airlifted out of the country for treatment and helicopters will be on constant standby for that purpose.

Armed guards will follow every squad and no players will be allowed out of their security compounds alone.

Howard Wilkinson's original England list of 60 has been whittled down to 35 and he is expected to name his squad in three weeks' time although the Premier League has tried to calm managers' fears by telling them that players who have appeared regularly in first-teams, such as West Ham's Joe Cole and Tottenham's Luke Young, may not be picked. …

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