Monaco lists Echiejile for Emirates Cup

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 2nd, 2014
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Super Eagles defender, Elderson Echiejile, is on a 22-man squad named by AS Monaco for this weekend’s Emirates Cup in London, africanFootball.com reports.

Also on the squad is recuperating Colombia star striker Radamel Falcao, who is expected to make his comeback after a long-term knee injury.

Other teams that will feature at the invitational pre-season tournament are – hosts Arsenal, Spanish La Liga side Valencia and Benfica of Portugal.

Echiejile will battle young France defender Layvin Kurzawa for a starting place in Monaco first team this season.

The France U-21 star Kurzawa is also on the trip to London.

The principality outfit arrived London on Friday and plays its first match Saturday afternoon against Valencia.

The team’s second match will be against Arsenal on Sunday.

Turkish giants Galatasaray won last year’s edition.

 


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