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Golden Eaglets star on FC Barcelona radar

Golden Eaglets star Yahaya Lawali is on the transfer radar of Spanish giants FC Barcelona following his performances at the U-17 AFCON.

Yahaya was on of the positive discoveries from the Nduka Ugbade tutored Eaglets who suffered a 1-2 defeat to Burkina Faso, to crash out of the 2023 Africa U-17 Cup of Nations in Algeria at the quater-final stage.

16-year old Yahaya Lawali was named player of the match as the Eaglets defeated Zambia in the opening group game and also in the 1-0 loss vs Morocco.

Yahaya Lawali
WANTED: Golden Eaglets star Yahaya Lawali

An ever-present part of the Nigerian side since the WAFU B Championship triumph, the youngster has impressed FC Barcelona scouts and they are considering a move.

According to AclSports, FC Barcelona are monitoring Lawali who is also wanted at French Ligue 1 clubs RC Lens, Olympique Lyon, and Strasbourg.

To underline his immense talent and performance at the 2023 U-17 AFCON in Algeria, Eaglets full-back Yahaya Lawali was named in the CAF XI for the group stage.

Golden Eaglets starlet Yahaya Lawali in action
Golden Eaglets star Yahaya Lawali in action against Zambia at the U-17 AFCON

A product of Mahanaim Academy, his representatives will consider all offers to find a suitable choice that will help the full-back develop into superstar status.

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