Nigeria Professional Football League

Flying Eagles star Daga Daniel joins Dakkada FC

Flying Eagles assistant captain Daga Daniel has joined Nigeria Professional Football League side Dakkada FC on a season long loan, FC ONE Rockets announced.

Daga was excellent for Nigeria’s U-20 as they clinched the WAFU B U-20 Championship in May 2022 and was named the best player of the tournament held in Niamey Niger.

Daga Daniel

The Midfielders transfer was announced in a statement released by his parent club FC ONE Rockets on Wednesday November 2, 2022.

The statement read in full.

FC ONE Rockets can confirm that an agreement has been reached with Dakkada FC for the transfer of midfielder, Daga Daniel on a season-long loan deal ahead of the 2022-2023 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season.

Daga enjoyed a good debut season with the Indomitables in the Nigeria National League (NNL) following his promotion from the team’s feeder team, Carabana Football Academy.

He featured in seven games for FC ONE Rockets in the 2021/2022 season and scored a wonder goal in the penultimate game of the season against Abia Comets at the Rojenny Stadium, Oba, Anambra State.

He also made headlines on international duty with the Flying Eagles at the WAFU B qualifiers for the Under 20 Africa Cup of Nations in Niamey, Niger Republic – scoring once and winning the Most Valuable Player Award as Nigeria won the regional qualifiers to book a place in next year’s tournament in Egypt.

Daga will be hoping to get game time with the Chosen Ones and stay in shape for the Under 20 Africa Cup of Nations.”


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